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Isko has ‘good chance’ of getting higher office — ex-Manila Mayor Atienza

By: - Reporter / @KHallareINQ
/ 02:38 PM July 06, 2019

MANILA, Philippines — Should Francisco “Isko Moreno” Domagoso excel in his three-year stint as Manila mayor, he has a “good chance” of getting a higher office, Buhay party-list Representative Lito Atienza said on Saturday.

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“Pag naging successful si Isko, meron siyang good chance to go to higher office,” the former Manila mayor said in the weekly Annabel’s Forum in  Quezon City.

But can Moreno be the next president, perhaps?

“After Duterte, talagang ‘What do we do?’ Anybody can fill in that role,” he said.

“And a good mayor of Manila is always presidentiable.”

Buhay party-list Representative Lito Atienza at the weekly Annabel’s Forum in Quezon City on Saturday, July 5, 2019. Image: Katrina Hallare/INQUIRER.net

However, he clarified that it is only God who’ll decide on who will be the next chief executive. “‘Pag ikaw ang nginitian ng Diyos, ikaw ang Presidente.”

Atienza also commended Moreno for his cleaning operations during his first week as Manila mayor, adding that he hopes he will be “a different one” compared to his predecessor, Joseph Estrada.

However, the Buhay party-list representative joked that Moreno’s job might take a toll on him, especially on his looks.

“He will look like an old man,” he quipped.   (Editor: Mike U. Frialde)

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