Sen. Manny Pacquiao Decided To Run for President in 2022
PACQUIAO – Filipino boxer-turned-senator Manny Pacquiao announced his bid for president in the Elections 2022. Here’s what he said.
It is less than 10 months away from the Election 2022 now and the Commission on Elections (COMELEC) is set to begin accepting certificates of candidacies (COCs) soon. Some politicians have already announced their plans for the next set of terms for public office.
The Election 2022 will include the bid for national posts. Many Filipinos await announcements on who might take the presidential and the vice-presidential race next year. There are consistent names on survey results for the possible presidential candidates next year.
One of the people speculated to possibly take the presidential race is Sen. Manny Pacquiao. However, in his previous interviews, he maintained his stand of focusing on the current problems of the country.
The boxer-turned-senator did not want to answer questions then about his possible presidential bid. In one interview, he stressed that he does not want to lie.
Recently, Sen. Manny Pacquiao put an end to speculations on whether or not he will run for president in Election 2022. The Filipino boxing champ accepted the nomination of his PDP-Laban wing as its standard-bearer in the next political race.
Based on a report on ABS-CBN News, the Senator vowed to lead with “integrity, compassion and transparency”. He stressed that he experienced how to live a hard life being poor but he is a fighter in and out of the boxing ring.
Pacman stressed that the person that he is was built by struggles and he stood several times, pushed through, and succeed despite how he was pulled down. According to him, it is time for those who are oppressed to win and it is time for the country that is buried in poverty to rise.
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