A retired commissioner gave recommendation to a presidential candidate attending the talk hosted by SMNI, a media community run by church founder Apollo Quiboloy.
Retired Comelec Commissioner Rowena Guanzon on Tuesday cheered labor chief Leody de Guzman for confirming his attendance on the presidential debate.
Different individuals are former senator Ferdinand “Bongbong” Marcos Jr., former presidential spokesperson Ernesto Abella and former protection chief Norberto Gonzales.
Those that declined to attend the talk have been Vice President Leni Robredo, Sens. Manny Pacquiao and Ping Lacson and Manila Mayor Isko Moreno.
Entrepreneur Faisal Mangondato, one other presidential aspirant, earlier expressed intention to run however later backed out as a result of he was not invited.
In her tweet, Guanzon gave this recommendation:
“Go, Ka Leody, debate with BBM. It should present how weak he’s. Mahina si Marcos Jr. Even Pres. Duterte mentioned that BBM is WEAK,” Guanzon tweeted hours earlier than the debates.
“BBM” are the initials of Marcos Jr.
Her tweet has obtained over 14,800 likes and greater than 1,900 retweets as of this writing.
Final yr, President Rodrigo Duterte known as Marcos Jr. a “weak chief,” citing that it was the explanation he wouldn’t need an alliance with Lakas-CMD which adopted the late dictator’s son as its presidential wager.
“No, I can’t, as a result of andiyan si Marcos eh, hindi ako bilib diyan, he’s actually a weak chief,” he mentioned earlier than.
“Totoo ‘yan, hindi ako naninira ng tao, kasi spoiled youngster, solely son, after all he can discuss, he delivers English articulate, nag-aral kasi kung saan-saan, pero kung sabihin mo might disaster, ganun, he’s a weak chief at might bagahe siya,” Duterte added.
De Guzman is amongst those that beforehand mentioned that he was “recreation” to attend SMNI’s presidential debates.
“Bilang kandidato, obligasyon kong ilahad ang aking plataporma sa lahat ng botante (kasama ang mga nanlalait sa pagtakbo ng isang labor chief sa pagkapangulo,” he mentioned on Monday.
“Kailangan nilang marinig ang lahat ng panig para sa kanilang mas maayos na pagpapasya sa Mayo,” De Guzman added.
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In reference to the community’s founder, Pastor Apollo Quiboloy, some social media customers known as the eye of america’ Federal Bureau of Investigation hours earlier than the debates.
The pastor, a self-proclaimed “appointed son of God,” is at present amongst these on its “most wanted list” within the US for his alleged position in a labor and intercourse trafficking scheme.
The FBI mentioned Quiboloy additionally pressured victims to “solicit donations for a bogus charity and enter into sham marriages.”
The company added that he was indicted by a federal grand jury for “conspiracy to have interaction in intercourse trafficking by pressure, fraud and coercion and intercourse trafficking of youngsters; intercourse trafficking by pressure, fraud and coercion; conspiracy; and bulk money smuggling.”
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