MANILA, Philippines — Demonstrating the “unity” platform of their UniTeam ticket, returning senator Jinggoy Estrada has reunited his father, former President Joseph “Erap” Estrada, with former President Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo.
Throughout Arroyo’s seventy fifth birthday celebration attended by UniTeam candidates in Pampanga on Monday, April 4, the youthful Estrada served as a bridge for the 2 former presidents who was once bitter political rivals.
Their events – Arroyo’s Lakas-Christian Muslim Democrats and Estrada’s Pwersa ng Masang Pilipino – at the moment are a part of the alliance of events supporting the tandem of presidential candidate Ferdinand “Bongbong” Marcos Jr. and vice presidential guess Sara Duterte dubbed as “UniTeam.”
The UniTeam is operating on the primary platform of nationwide unity, which they stated is required for the nation’s restoration from the pandemic and nationwide progress.
Estrada, who shared that Pampanga is near his coronary heart since his spouse, Precy, hails from the province, linked his father to Arroyo through a telephone patch linked to the venue’s public handle system.
Erap and Arroyo greeted one another.
“We want you. Please take into account operating once more. I’ll be your marketing campaign supervisor. Extra energy to you madam president!” Erap advised Arroyo.
In response, Arroyo thanked Erap and likewise greeted him as he’s additionally set to have a good time his eighty fifth birthday on April 19.
“We want you additionally,” she advised Erap.
The elder Estrada was elected as president in 1998, with Arroyo as Vice President. When Erap was ousted after the so-called EDSA Folks Energy 2 in 2001, Arroyo assumed the presidency through constitutional succession.
Arroyo is at present operating for a congressional put up in Pampanga’s second district.
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