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Bong Go files candidacy with an all-star cast

/ 07:23 PM October 15, 2018

It was an all-star cast on Monday when Special Assistant to the President Bong Go filed his certificate for candidacy (COC) for the May 2019 midterm elections.

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Go filed his COC for senator under the ruling party, Partido Demokratiko Pilipino-Lakas ng Bayan (PDP-Laban), at the main office of the Commission on Elections (Comelec) in Intramuros, Manila.

On top of the list is President Rodrigo Duterte who accompanied his trusted aide inside the Comelec office. Communications Secretary Martin Andanar was also present.

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President Rodrigo Duterte shows up at the Comelec on Monday, October 15, 2018, as he accompanied Special Assistant to the President Christopher “Bong” Go in filing his certificate of candidacy for senator. PHOTO by CATHRINE GONZALES/ INQUIRER.net

READ: Duterte escorts Go in filing COC at Comelec

Communications Secretary Martin Andanar

Communications Secretary Martin Andanar. PHOTO by Christia Marie Ramos/INQUIRER.net

Executive Secretary Salvador Medialdea, National Security Adviser Hermogenes Esperon Jr., and Foreign Affairs Secretary Alan Peter Cayetano were also spotted prior to the arrival of Go.

National Security Adviser Hermogenes Esperon Jr.

National Security Adviser Hermogenes Esperon Jr. PHOTO by Christia Marie Ramos/INQUIRER.net

Foreign Affairs Secretary Alan Peter Cayetano

Foreign Affairs Secretary Alan Peter Cayetano. PHOTO by Christia Marie Ramos/INQUIRER.net

Newly appointed Bureau of Corrections chief Nicanor Faeldon also showed his support for the Palace official.

Bureau of Corrections chief Nicanor Faeldon

Bureau of Corrections chief Nicanor Faeldon. PHOTO by Faye Orellana/INQUIRER.net

Former Tourism Undersecretary Kat De Castro and Deputy Director V of Overseas Workers Welfare Administration Arnell Ignacio were also present.

Prospero “Popoy” De Vera III, Commission on Higher Education officer-in-charge, and actor Philip Salvador also went to the headquarters of Comelec to support Go. /ee

Prospero “Popoy” De Vera III. PHOTO by Faye Orellana/INQUIRER.net

Philip Salvador. PHOTO by Faye Orellana/INQUIRER.net

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