WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW
Senator Manny Pacquiao will kick off his presidential campaign where it all started – in General Santos City, the southernmost city of the country.
Pacquiao and running mate Deputy Speaker Lito Atienza are running under PROMDI, a Cebu-based political party meant to consolidate their votes in the Visayas and Mindanao.
Pacquiao and Atienza will first hold a caravan around General Santos City at 1 pm on Tuesday, February 8, starting at Barangay Bawing all the way to the Oval Plaza Grand Stand for the proclamation rally.
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Folk singer Freddie Aguilar was among the opening salvo for Senator Manny Pacquiao’s proclamation rally Tuesday, February 8.
Aguilar, who campaigned for President Rodrigo Duterte in the 2016, sang a modified version of “Bayan Ko,” with lyrics endorsing Pacquiao for the presidency.
“Pacquiao has sincerity, a rare quality these days, that’s why I’m endorsing him,” Aguilar said in Filipino.