outbrain
Close  

Villanueva: Federalism campaign ‘way out of Mocha’s league’

/ 05:35 PM August 06, 2018

Senator Joel Villanueva said on Monday that Presidential Communications Assistant Secretary Mocha Uson Mocha is “way out of her league to discuss federalism.”

The senator was reacting to the “lewd” jingle performed by a pro-Duterte blogger and Uson that went viral on social media.

ADVERTISEMENT

In a statement, Villanueva also said the jingle is the “worst way to discuss and make the public understand federalism.”

“This is an insult to the intelligence of the public, the worst way to discuss and make the public understand federalism,” he said.

FEATURED STORIES

READ: Lewd jingle not part of federalism drive, says Con-com spokesman

The jingle’s lyrics, which also drew the ire of many senators, include the line: “I-pepe, i-pepe, i-dede, i-dede, pepe pepe pederalismo!”

Villanueva said “this is not the kind of public information materials we expect from a government agency and a government official.”

Following President Rodrigo Duterte’s Consultative Committee’s (Con-com) decision to tap Uson for the federalism campaign, Senator Nancy Binay called on the sexy dancer-turned-blogger to present to the Senate the content of her federalism lectures.

READ: Federalism not an ‘amusement piece’ — Nancy Binay

Uson, a staunch supporter of President Duterte, has been criticized for spreading false and misleading information online. /ee

RELATED VIDEO

ADVERTISEMENT

Read Next
EDITORS' PICK
MOST READ
Don't miss out on the latest news and information.
View comments

Subscribe to INQUIRER PLUS to get access to The Philippine Daily Inquirer & other 70+ titles, share up to 5 gadgets, listen to the news, download as early as 4am & share articles on social media. Call 896 6000.

TAGS: federalism campaign, federalism jingle, Presidential Communications Assistant Secretary Mocha Uson, Senator Joel Villanueva
For feedback, complaints, or inquiries, contact us.


© Copyright 1997-2020 INQUIRER.net | All Rights Reserved

We use cookies to ensure you get the best experience on our website. By continuing, you are agreeing to our use of cookies. To find out more, please click this link.