Senator Lacson Reveals Manny Pacquiao Has Plans to Run For Presidency in 2022 National Elections
Senator Panfilo Lacson revealed that Senator Manny Pacquiao has plans to run for the 2022 presidential elections.
On Friday (March 19, 2021), the lawmaker revealed that Pacquiao approached him several times about this plans the presidency in the 2022 national elections. Pacman reportedly ask him for help especially on the budget.
“Sa Senate, kasi halos seatmates kami…two or three times, he approached me and sat beside me and he said: ‘Baka pwedeng magusap tayo.’ Kasi yun nga, may plano nga siya baka pwedeng tulungan siya especially sa budget, ‘yong mga ganon,” Lacson said.
Lacson affirmatively said that Pacquiao is open for running for next year’s presidential race. He also explained that the Pinoy boxer turned senator refused to talk about it due to the coronavirus pandemic.
Pacman wants to focus on helping Filipino people who needs assistance especially during this time of pandemic instead of campaigning.
“This was late last year. Yeah. Sinabi naman niya. He’s quite open about it. Although, ayaw niyang pagusapan because of COVID and in fairness to him, consistent naman siya na COVID muna tayo, ‘wag na muna ‘yong pulitika,” Lacson added.
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