Sen. Manny Pacquiao Admits Defeat to Former Sen. Bongbong Marcos in Presidential Race
MANNY PACQUIAO – The boxer-turned-Senator conceded in the presidential race to former Senator Bongbong Marcos.
The voting for the local and nation Elections 2022 is over and partial and unofficial results of the poll are now available online. Media networks also gave updates on the count from time to time. Ten candidates vied for the presidency.
One of the presidential candidates is Sen. Manny Pacquiao who was the standard-bearer of PROMDI. He’s vocal about his pursuit to help uplift the lives of the poor Filipinos and to boost the economy of the Philippines. He is also pushing for the country’s preparedness against disasters.
The Senator also promised to give free housing to the poor to assure the safety and comfort of the Filipinos. According to him, he will really work very hard for the country and the Filipino people. He announced his retirement from boxing after confirming his presidential bid.
Sen. Pacquiao was determined all throughout the campaign period. He was accompanied by his wife, Jinkee Pacquiao, in most of his campaign sorties in different cities and provinces across the nation. His wife also campaigned to the people saying that her husband really has the heart to serve the Filipinos.
In the partial and unofficial results of the May 2022 Presidential Elections, the votes for Sen. Manny Pacquiao are placing him in the 3rd spot with a huge gap from the frontrunners. Recently, the boxer-turned-Senator conceded to presidential race frontrunner and former Sen. Bongbong Marcos.
In a video posted on Facebook, the Senator expressed that the election is over and it is now time to give way to unity for the progress of the country. He stressed that his decision to run was driven by his utmost desire to serve the Filipino people and help the poor.
“Bilang isang boxer at atleta, marunong akong tumanggap ng pagkatalo. Sana lang kahit talo ako sa laban na ito, panalo pa rin yung mga kapwa ko Pilipino, yung mga naghihirap,” the Senator said.
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