WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW
Vice President Leni Robredo and her running mate Senator Kiko Pangilinan are set to launch their bids for the two highest positions in the land on Tuesday, February 8, the start of the official campaign period in the 2022 elections.
It is an early start for the Robredo-Pangilinan tandem on Tuesday, as they are scheduled to stage events with supporters across several towns in Camarines Sur, home province of the lone female presidential candidate from Bicol. By 4:30 pm, the opposition tandem is expected to return to Naga City to hear Mass at the Naga City Cathedral.
The main event is slated at 5:30 pm at Plaza Quezon in Naga City, where Robredo and Pangilinan are expected to appear on stage together with their senatorial ticket and their Bicolano allies.
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Leni vows to continue Jesse Robredo’s ‘tsinelas’ leadership
“Susuotan natin ng tsinelas ang gobyerno (We will let the government wear slippers),” Leni Robredo said in her proclamation rally speeh in Naga City.
She was referring to the “tsinelas” or accessible, people-centered leadership of her late husband interior secretary Jesse Robredo who left a legacy of good governance in Naga City.
Read more about Jesse’s brand of leadership here.
Naga City Mayor Nelson Legacion, Sharon Cuneta introduce Leni-Kiko tandem
Actress Sharon Cuneta attends the proclamation rally of husband Kiko Pangilinan ang Leni Robredo through a video message. She is in Ilocos shooting an episode of Ang Probinsyano but promises to drop by Naga to campaign for the tandem whenever possible.
At the end of his speech, Naga City Mayor Nelson Lagacion said, “The last man standing is still a woman, President Leni Robredo.”