Former Sen. Bong Revilla’s Filing of Candidacy for Senator Sparks Reaction from Ethel Booba
ETHEL BOOBA – Comedienne Ethel Booba reacted to the filing of candidacy for senator of former Sen. Bong Revilla in the 2019 mid-term elections.
Recently, several politicians have filed their candidacy for the upcoming 2019 mid-term elections. One of them is former Sen. Bong Revilla Jr. who is still detained in Camp Crame.
Because of the case against him with regards to the Pork Barrel Scam, the former Senator is currently in the Custodial Center of the Philippine National Police. His wife, Bacoor Mayor Lani Mercado, is the one who filed his candidacy.
It could be seen in the video report posted on the Twitter account of CNN that the wife of the former Senator was accompanied by their son, actor-politician Jolo Revilla, at the Commission on Election (COMELEC).
Undeniably, there were people who reacted to the filing of candidacy of former Sen. Bong Revilla Jr. One of them is comedienne Ethel Booba.
Ethel Booba retweeted the social media post of CNN and, in her post, asked the former Senator to take an NBI Clearance in Counter 6.
Kuha po kayo ng NBI Clearance sa counter 6. Charot! https://t.co/jHio9bwfE7
— Ethel Booba (@IamEthylGabison) October 17, 2018
The reaction of Ethel Booba to former Sen. Bong Revilla’s filing of candidacy caught the attention of other members of the online community. Here are some of the comments on the post:
On the second thought, you are right. Those running for national office should have one of those requirements that they were never indicted for any cases esp related to corruption. 🙂
— Corix (@RicoinAsia) October 17, 2018
did you ask for the NBI clearance of Trillanes as well when he first run as senator while he’s in jail?
— Meddy Estrella (@zyke2005) October 18, 2018
oo nga, dpat kpag mag apply din ng gnyan, kailangan ng NBI Police Brgy Clearance pati SSS PagIbig Philhealth…kpag mag apply ng trabaho sandamakmak hingin sayo…pero yan nakakulong pwede kahit wala ung tao…Pilipinas nga naman 🇵🇭
— Chr ist ian (@hidingmartian) October 17, 2018
Hindi pa po sila convicted sa crime , diba s Trillanes nga dati.
— Adrian Tan (@TanAdriantanned) October 17, 2018
Only in the Philippines. May kaso at nakulong na tatakbo pa rin. 👻
— Yam (@ohnoonoo) October 17, 2018
Hindi pa kasi convicted kaya pwede tumakbo, innocent until proven guilty, di ba?!? Charot!!!
— ᴄᴀʟɪ ★ (@cali_cali27) October 17, 2018