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Lacson to Isko Moreno: Don’t go astray, elude dirty politics

By: - Reporter / @FMOrellanaINQ
/ 11:28 AM July 07, 2019

MANILA, Philippines – Senator Ping Lacson on Sunday said that he is hopeful that Manila Mayor Isko Moreno would sustain his good performance and not be eventually “eaten” up dirty politics.

“I hope I am not speaking too soon. As long as we see the emergence of new leaders like Mayor Isko Moreno, we can look forward to retirement and continue dreaming big for our beloved country,” Lacson said in a Twitter post.

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“Let’s pray that he will not be eaten by the system that consumed many others before him,” he added.

Since assuming office less than two weeks ago, Moreno has initiated sweeping reforms, particularly clearing busy streets of illegal vendors and other obstructions.

Moreno revealed in a press briefing that he was offered a P5 million daily bribe to abandon his campaign against illegal vendors.

Moreno, however, said that his campaign would continue and that the return of illegal vendors and clogged, chaotic streets would be a clear indication that he has pocketed the hefty daily bribe offered to him.

READ: Filthy, chaotic Divisoria would mean I’ve been bribed, says Isko Moreno
Apart from Moreno who defeated then Manila mayor Joseph Estrada, Pasig City Mayor Vico Sotto and San Juan Mayor Francis Zamora are also considered as new breed of leaders. (Editor: Gilbert S. Gaviola)

READ: 3 neophyte mayors of Metro Manila take oath of office

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