Benny Abante

Bienvenido Mirando Abante, Jr. is a former representative of the 6th district of Manila. Abante was born in the outskirts of Sampaloc, Manila on July 15, 1951, the eldest of four sons of the late Rev. Ben O. Abante, Sr. and Priscilla Mirando. He has two younger brothers, Jose Hernes and Reuben, both ministers. Abante grew up taking on odd-jobs such as shining shoes, selling newspapers and corsages and working on a construction site at a young age to support himself. He also worked in an accounting firm as an auditor to support his college education. In 1975, he started the Metropolitan Bible Baptist Church and Ministries in Sta. Ana. He graduated with a degree in theology, and also ... more on Wikipedia

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