Sara Duterte, Erap Estrada forge alliance ahead of 2019 polls
Manila Mayor Joseph Ejercito Estrada hailed on Monday the alliance between his political party with that of Davao Mayor Sara Duterte-Carpio as a union to benefit everyone.
Duterte-Carpio’s party Hugpong ng Pagbabago (HNP) and Estrada’s Pwersa ng Masang Pilipino (PMP) inked the alliance at San Andres sports Complex in Malate, Manila.
“The alliance that we form recognizes our intention to cooperate and unite on behalf of our parties for the benefit of all,” Estrada said during his speech.
He also said that the alliance went beyond self-interest to fully serve the public.
Estrada then expressed hope that the partnership between HNP and PMP would make Manila as peaceful and drug-free as Davao.
“Naniniwala tayong lahat na ang bawat Pilipino ay may karapatang mamumuhay nang maligaya, ligtas, at may dignidad,” he said.
“Karapatan ng mamayang Pilipino na mamuhay ng may pag-asa – pagasa para sa lahat,” he added.
Among the senatorial hopefuls present during the signing were re-electionist Sonny Angara, Ilocos Norte Governor Imee Marcos, and Juan Ponce Enrile. /cbb
LIVE: Alliance agreement between Davao city Mayor Sara Duterte’s Hugpong ng Pagbabago (HNP) and Manila Mayor Joseph “Erap” Estrada’s Pwersa ng Masang Pilipino (PMP) at San Andres sports Complex in Malate, Manila.
Posted by INQUIRER.net on Sunday, December 2, 2018