The Democratic Party of Pilipino-Lakas ng Bayan (PDP-Laban), led by the Cusi faction, is still determined to support Senator Christopher “Bong” Go as the party’s flag bearer for the 2022 presidential election. Go said in a letter to the PDP-Laban president dated Aug. 30 that he officially declined the ruling party’s National Executive Committee (NEC) to accept him as the party’s presidential candidate alongside President Rodrigo Duterte, who is running for vice-president was nominated.

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Go said the trust and confidence made him deeply honored but respectfully declined to agree.As a simple man hailing from a southern town, the support of valued members and officials of the NEC alone is a great personal honor for him Me, “said Go party colleagues, I am very respectful of the said consent. As I have said many times, I am not interested in the presidency,” he added. The letter comes after the PDP-Laban NEC on the 4th, the Go as a presidential candidate of the party and President Duterte for the post of Vice President endorsed soo “This includes not only the drafting of laws, but also the provision of representation and election services, especially by helping those in need, as I’ve been doing since then, ”he said, Future in God’s Hands. Cusi said in a reply to the former presidential advisor on the same day that he understood his position, but the party is still determined to support the latter as its high-profile candidate in the upcoming national elections. “We trust and believe in your leadership qualities – those below others are: humility, righteousness, strong political will, honesty, good sense of justice and innate kindness and benevolence towards those around you, as shown by your Malasakit centers, ”said Cusi. The Malasakit Center is a chain of one-stop-shop centers for medical and financial assistance provided by various agencies of the Philippine government. Go started the program when he was still the President’s Special Assistant. The first Malasakit Center opened in February 2018. When Go was elected Senator in 2019, he sponsored continued the Malasakit Center and drafted a bill in the Se nat who would institutionalize the center. Duterte signed the Malasakit Centers Act, also known as Republic Act 11463, on December 3, 2019. The law requires the government to establish Malasakit Centers in all of the Department of Health and Philippine General Hospital’s hospitals. The law also authorizes the Philippine National Police to establish such facilities. Meanwhile, Cusi has also said that she admires Go’s similar qualities as the president, which makes him “the logical successor to our country’s next president.” “We firmly believe that you are the best candidate for the tandem with President Duterte and that you are both the best couple to lead our country forward,” said the party president. speak for themselves, “he added. Cusi said she hoped the Senator would reconsider it, saying they had” made the right choice “to support the latter. Duterte won the PDP-Laban’s nomination as a vice-presidential candidate in the 2022, but said he would give in if his daughter, Davao Mayor Sara Duterte-Carpio, runs for president. The Senator had also announced that it would support the Dutertes in their political plans for the next year. </ The SunStar website welcomes a friendly debate, but comments posted on this website do not necessarily reflect the views of SunStar
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