Ignore Cusi's call for nat'l assembly, Pacquiao urges PDP-Laban members | Inquirer News
Close  

Ignore Cusi’s call for nat’l assembly, Pacquiao urges PDP-Laban members

/ 04:09 PM May 27, 2021
Ignore Cusi's call for nat'l assembly, Pacquiao advises PDP-Laban members

Senator Manny Pacquiao

MANILA, Philippines — Senator Manny Pacquiao, president of the PDP-Laban party, discouraged members from participating in the national assembly called by party vice-chairman Energy Secretary Alfonso Cusi.

In a memorandum circular signed by Pacquiao, he “strongly advised” party members to ignore Cusi’s invitation letter.

ADVERTISEMENT

“You might have received Vice Chairman Alfonso Cusi’s letter calling for a national assembly on May 31, 2021,” the memorandum read.

“Said invitation letter is not sanctioned by Authorized National Council officials and violates Section 4 and Section 5, Article XVI, Constitution of the PDP Laban,” it added.

FEATURED STORIES

Ignore Cusi's call for nat'l assembly, Pacquiao advises PDP-Laban members

PDP-Laban national vice chairman Alfonso Cusi .INQUIRER PHOTO/LYN RILLON

Further, the memorandum stressed that any call for a national council, assembly or meeting is subject to the approval of both Pacquiao and the party chairman, President Rodrigo Duterte, only.

“This is not the time for politics. Instead, let us help our country ravaged by the Covid-19 pandemic,” it added.

Pacquiao had previously warned Cusi not to “divide” the party after the latter reportedly went around the country consulting with their party mates regarding a resolution urging Duterte to run for the vice presidency in 2022.

READ: Pacquiao hits Cusi: Don’t divide PDP-Laban

abc
Read Next
Don't miss out on the latest news and information.

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: Nation, News, PDP-Laban, Senator Manny Pacquiao
For feedback, complaints, or inquiries, contact us.

Subscribe to our daily newsletter

By providing an email address. I agree to the Terms of Use and
acknowledge that I have read the Privacy Policy.



© Copyright 1997-2021 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.