Richard Gomez is running for congressman
Ormoc City Mayor Richard Gomez is aiming to bring back ABS-CBN as he is set to run for congressman in 2020.
From being a matinee idol, Richard, made a successful career in politics. He and his wife Lucy Torres have been serving the people of Ormoc and the province of Leyte for several years already.
Next year, Richard is ready to take a higher notch in his political career. Based on the article in Manila Bulletin, he is aiming to grab a seat in Congress.
It was said that one of his goals as a congressman is to give the Kapamilya network it’s franchise again.
“If the good Lord will bless me with the chance of winning in Congress, I’d like to work on bringing back ABS-CBN,” Richard Gomez said. He did several shows in the Kapamilya network. Apparently, this is the reason behind his goal.
“I am not Richard Gomez now without ABS-CBN. I was a long-time employee of ABS-CBN. I worked in ABS for 18 years,” he shared. However, in this fight, there are those who will surely have a different opinion.
On the other hand, the Ormoc City Mayor stressed that he is ready to face the opponent’s. “In Congress, kanya-kanyang utak ‘yan. As a representative, you represent yourself and your people. So you stand there not as an individual. You stand there for what is good for your people,” he said.
The actor-politician added that this is a national issue and someone like him should always stand by what is good for the whole nation.
Meanwhile, Manila Mayor Isko Moreno, who has announced his presidential candidacy, also expressed that he wants ABS-CBN to have its franchise again.
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