Presidential guess Manny Pacquiao says the following administration may develop into extra polarizing, if a sure candidate wins
MANILA, Philippines – Presidential candidate Manny Pacquiao has introduced himself as “the” various candidate, as he held a grand rally in San Juan City on Saturday, April 23.
In his largest rally in Metro Manila but, the boxing icon-turned-politician mentioned that his candidacy is a “revolution of the poor.” His camp known as Pacquiao supporters “believers.”
“Kaya po ako ganito nakikipaglaban para sa mga mahihirap, kaya ko sinasabi sa inyo rebolusyon ito – ang pakikipaglaban ni Manny para sa mga mahihirap nang mabigyan ng importansya ang mga mahihirap,” he mentioned.
(The cause why I struggle for the poor, the rationale why I say that it is a revolution – it’s as a result of Manny’s struggle is for the poor, in order that the poor themselves could be given significance.)
At the Pinaglabanan Shrine, a web site of a battleground between the Spanish forces and the revolutionaries of the Katipunan, Pacquiao mentioned that the following administration may presumably be much more polarizing if a sure candidate wins.
“May isang kandidato ‘pag isa manalo, magulo pa rin, kaya hindi papayag yung isang grupo. ‘Pag ang isang grupo naman manalo, hindi rin papayag magulo pa rin. Nandito po ang Manny Pacquiao na tunay na nagmamahal sa bawat Pilipino,” Pacquiao mentioned.
(There is a candidate that if he wins, it will be messy as a result of the opposite candidate wouldn’t enable it to occur. If this different group wins, then it will nonetheless be messy as a result of the primary group would additionally not enable it. This is why Manny Pacquiao is right here, the one who really loves each Filipino.)
He didn’t identify them, however it appeared like he was hitting warring survey entrance runners Ferdinand “Bongbong” Marcos Jr. and Vice President Leni Robredo. In 2016, Marcos contested Robredo’s win however ended up shedding his case.
Pacquiao additionally acquired the endorsement of former Moro Islamic Liberation Front spokesman Eid Kabalu. He broke away in 2010 from the MILF – which has already endorsed the candidacy of Robredo on Saturday morning.
Veteran actors Eddie Gutierrez and Annabelle Rama additionally endorsed Pacquiao, in addition to singers Kris Lawrence and Freddie Aguilar.
According to organizers, round 11,000 folks attended the rally in San Juan, arguably greater than most of Pacquiao’s earlier rallies.
On Saturday, Marcos Jr., Pacquiao, and Robredo held separate rallies in Metro Manila – in what gave the impression to be one of many final “show of force” sorties, two weeks forward of elections.
‘The future in our hands’
Three of these included in Pacquiao’s Senate slate attended the rally in San Juan.
Reelectionist Senator Joel Villanueva, former senator JV Ejercito, and former Eastern Samar governor Lutgardo Barbo have been there.
Villanueva’s earlier speech resonated with what Pacquiao mentioned when he spoke to supporters. Villanueva mentioned that Filipinos ought to make a alternative and that even selecting nothing makes one complicit.
“Importante sa bawat Pilipino na siya ay either parte ng solusyon o parte ng problema. Dalawa lang po. Walang gitna. ‘Pag sinabing nasa gitna, sigurado parte ng problema,” he mentioned.
(It’s necessary for each Filipino to both develop into a part of the answer or the issue. There are solely two selections. There isn’t any such factor as a center floor. If you say you might be within the center, then you might be a part of the issue.)
The he mentioned: “Kung tayo ba bilang isang bansa ay makakabangon pa mula sa pandemya; kung meron bang mabuting kinabuksan para sa ating mga kabataan, sa ating mga pamilya, sa ating mga mahal sa buhay. Ang sagot din po diyan ay nasa inyong mga kamay.”
(If we as a nation will have the ability to stand up from the pandemic; if there could be future for the youth, for our households, and people we love. The reply for that’s in your fingers.) – Rappler.com