MANILA, Philippines — Working as an impartial presidential candidate is in subsequent 12 months’s polls is Vice President Leni Robredo’s “symbolic approach” of exhibiting inclusivity.
Robredo mentioned this Friday as she confronted the media together with her vice presidential working mate Senator Francis Pangilinan for the primary time.
“Hindi naman ako nag-resign from the Liberal Celebration. Pero working [as an] impartial is our symbolic approach of exhibiting na bukas kami sa pakikipag-alyansa sa maraming mga partido, yung aming isinusulong na inclusivity,” Robredo mentioned.
“Yung sinimulan namin na pakikipagusap kahit di bahagi ng partido,” she added.
In submitting her certificates of candidacy, Robredo indicated that she is an impartial candidate.
Robredo at the moment chairs the once-ruling Liberal Celebration.
“Ang pagkakandidato naman sa pangulo ay hindi para sa partido pero para sa nagkakaisang lakas ng sambayanan,” she went on.
Along with her working as an impartial, will the Liberal Celebration undertake her as a presidential candidate? Pangilinan, the occasion’s president, mentioned it has been earlier determined that Robredo shall be their candidate for the presidency.
“We already handed a decision in our Nationwide Government council assembly na our candidate for president is VP Leni. So that’s already set and subsequently the occasion will mobilize behind her,” he mentioned.
On Thursday, after months of anticipation and hypothesis, Robredo declared she’s going to be a part of the presidential race in next year’s elections.
Earlier than this, Robredo had been participating in talks with different presidential aspirants for a united opposition ticket.
However the talks appeared to have failed after the aspirants Robredo met with formalized their respective presidential bids.
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