CEBU CITY, Philippines — Presidential candidate Senator Manny Pacquiao is rejecting the decision for Vice President Leni Robredo to withdraw from the presidential race, his marketing campaign supervisor stated Tuesday.
Pacquiao’s marketing campaign supervisor Buddy Zamora made the comment after one other presidential candidate, Francisco “Isko Moreno” Domagoso, referred to as on Robredo, who’s at the moment ranked second based mostly on pre-election surveys, to drop her bid, saying “no matter [she is] doing will not be efficient in opposition to the Marcos.”
Moreno is referring to presidential frontrunner Ferdinand “Bongbong” Marcos Jr.
“No, he doesn’t,” Zamora stated in an interview with ABS-CBN Information Channel when requested if Pacquiao is supporting Moreno’s name.
“As a result of Senator Pacquiao believes that the selection is as much as the folks and since all people filed the candidacy for presidency, he’d need the selection to be actually coming from the folks, not from any requires others to withdraw,” Zamora added.
Pacquiao was supposed to hitch the press convention held on the Manila Peninsula Resort the place Moreno made the decision. Additionally current on the presser had been presidential bets Senator Panfilo Lacson and former protection chief Norberto Gonzales.
In accordance with Zamora, Pacquiao made the choice to hitch the press convention in Normal Santos Metropolis “with out our prior information.” Pacquiao, nonetheless, didn’t arrive earlier than the presser ended.
“The theme was presupposed to be for unity which is a really imprecise notion. I believe they had been going to say that they weren’t going to withdraw from the election as a result of to my thoughts, it’s fairly illogical for anybody to be withdrawing on the final minute,” Zamora stated when requested concerning the supposed agenda of the presser that Pacquiao was advised.
“We’re solely 20 days away from the elections and we’ve gone via so many time, effort and bills, why would anybody withdraw in favor of anyone?” he added.
Zamora additionally stated he doesn’t consider “something was achieved” by the presser.
“I believe it’s simply an afterthought in Mayor Moreno to be calling for the withdrawal of VP Leni. I believe that’s how the dialog went. As he defined, I believe he’s enjoying the blame on the reporters who saved asking questions,” Zamora stated.
Requested if he believes it’s honest in charge the media, Zamora stated: “I don’t suppose so.”
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