The president was the one who broke the news through his social networks, where he assured that they had lost “a public servant of deep convictions and unquestionable honesty.” He also sent his condolences to the family. “I hug your family and friends,” he wrote.
I am very sorry for the death of our colleague David Cervantes Peredo, Undersecretary of Sedatu. We met in 1988 and since then we have worked together for the transformation of Mexico and for the benefit of our people. 1/2
– Andrés Manuel (@lopezobrador_)
June 19, 2022
The head of government of Mexico City, Claudia Sheinbaum, also lamented the death of the Sedatu official.
The departure of an endearing colleague hurts a lot. Simple, hard-working, honest, with great convictions and great thoughts. A human being and an exemplary fighter. See you always dear @DavidRCervantes David CervantesPeredo. Love to your relatives, friends and compañ[email protected] pic.twitter.com/Ndd43tWoWr
— Claudia Sheinbaum (@Claudiashein)
June 19, 2022
Foreign Minister Marcelo Ebrard also lamented the death of his collaborator, when he was head of government of the Federal District.
“Undersecretary Cervantes Peredo worked with commitment and honesty for the transformation of the country from the territorial sphere, in agrarian, housing and social matters,” Sedatu said in a statement.