SAN FRANCISCO, Agusan del Sur, Philippines — Native officers on this province formally declared their assist on Sunday for the presidential bid of Vice President Leni Robredo.
The native officers within the province are the unopposed Nationwide Unity Occasion (NUP) candidates led by Second District Rep. Adolph Edward Plaza, First District Rep. Alfel Bascug, Gov. Santiago Cane, Jr. and Vice Gov. Samuel Tortor.
For vp, the native NUP bats for Davao Metropolis Mayor Sara Duterte.
“It’s a collegial determination, [a] unanimous selection of NUP Agusan del Sur,” Cane instructed Inquirer.
The choice to assist the choice RoSa — for Robredo-Sara — tandem was introduced on the provincial headquarters right here by Workforce Eddiebong. Eddiebong is the nickname of Rep. Plaza.
In 2016, Agusan del Sur voted for Mar Roxas for president and Leni Robredo for vp.
Youth teams listed here are united behind Robredo however not her operating mate, Sen. Francis Pangilinan.
On Saturday, the Youth for Leni-Kiko gave away pink ice cream in entrance of a bus terminal whereas the Youth for RoSa gave away arroz caldo and boiled eggs.
Emmanuel Galarse, normal supervisor of the Agusan del Sur Electrical Cooperative (Aselco), mentioned the cooperative that campaigned for the reelection of Ako Padayon Pilipino (APP) get together would assist the RoSa tandem.
He mentioned, nevertheless, that the APP’s RoSa motion had given every electrical cooperative freedom to resolve which of the 2 tandems to decide on.
“In our case, we select RoSa,” he mentioned.
He added that the administration of Aselco didn’t donate the bills for the arroz caldo and boiled eggs, however some workers chipped in for the meals.
In November final yr, 4 party-list teams from the so-called “energy bloc” within the Home of Representatives declared their assist for Robredo’s presidential bid after she made a covenant with them that she would oppose strikes to denationalise electrical cooperatives if she would win as president.
The “energy bloc” contains APP, Philippine Rural Electrical Cooperatives Affiliation, Rural Electrical Cooperatives Board of Administrators Affiliation (Recoboda), and Affiliation of Philippine Electrical Cooperatives (Apec).
The group had constantly fought strikes in Congress to denationalise a number of electrical cooperatives within the nation, together with the Northern Davao Electrical Cooperative (Nordeco), the Iloilo Electrical Cooperative (Ileco) I, Ileco II and Ileco III, and the Camarines Sur Electrical Cooperative (Casureco) III.
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