BANGKO Sentral ng Pilipinas (BSP) Governor Benjamin E. Diokno and former Governor Nestor A. Espenilla Jr.’s wife, Maria Teresita led the unveiling rites for the portrait and bust of the late Governor Espenilla, which was held recently at the BSP head office in Manila.
A career central banker, “Governor Nesting,” as Espenilla is fondly called, succumbed to cancer on February 23, 2019.
“Building on the foundations that Governor Espenilla has put in place, the BSP has made great strides in digital transformation and financial inclusion,” Diokno said during the ceremonies.
Accompanying Mrs. Espenilla in the ceremony in honor of Governor Nesting are their children Nikko Nestor and daughter in-law Monique, Jacqueline Joyce and son-in law Ben Joshua Baltazar and Leonardo Nestor.
Witnessing the rites with them were Monetary Board Members Antonio S. Abacan Jr., Felipe M. Medalla, Anita Linda R. Aquino, Finance Secretary Carlos G. Dominguez, Bruce J. Tolentino and Peter B. Favila.