Mayor Isko Moreno Files COC for President
Mayor Isko Moreno gave a short message at Manila City Hall before he filed his Certificate of Candidacy (COC) for president.
Undeniably, a lot of Filipinos are now excited for the upcoming 2022 Election. Currently, the filing of candidacies (COCs) to the Commission on Elections (COMELEC) is ongoing until October 8, 2021. Several incumbent politicians have already made their candidacies official.
After the filing of candidacy period, COMELEC will again resume with the voter registration. Initially, the period set for it was only until September 30, 2021 but the public called for extension. However, the public called for the extension of the voter registration period as many have yet to register.
Both the House of Representatives and the Senate passed bills seeking for the extension of the voter registration period and both bills passed the final reading.
The poll body is now down its last four (4) days for the filing of COCs. One of those who recently filed his candidacy for president in the 2022 Election is Manila Mayor Isko Moreno.
Mayor Isko is running with Doc Willie Ong as his vice president. He is one of those names in the results of the survey for possible presidential candidates in the next election. However, amid queries, the capital city’s mayor stayed mum and kept his focus on the pandemic.
Recently, Mayor Isko Moreno put an end to questions as he officially filed his candidacy for president. Before he went to COMELEC, he attended the flag ceremony at the Manila City Hall where he gave a message.
Mayor Isko stressed that the government in Manila continues. He expressed his hope that his decision is part of “destiny”.
“This is the time to be true to our commitment. Wag kayo malilito. Tuloy ang gobyerno sa lungsod ng Maynila… Today will be part of history and I hope it is destiny,” the Manila Mayor said based on a report on ABS-CBN News.
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