Trillanes to give Robredo until last day of COC filing before finalizing presidential bid | Inquirer News
Close  

Trillanes to give Robredo until last day of COC filing before finalizing presidential bid

/ 09:07 PM September 26, 2021

MANILA, Philippines — Former Senator Antonio Trillanes IV on Sunday said he will give Vice President Leni Robredo until the last day of the filing for the certificate of candidacy (COC) before finalizing his presidential bid.

This is in line with Trillanes’ promise that he will give way for Robredo if she decides to run for president in the 2022 National Elections.

ADVERTISEMENT

“Pero kung ‘di pa rin sya makapagdesisyon by 12nn of October 8, tuloy na po ako ng pagka-presidente. ‘Di po natin hahayaang matalo ang tunay na oposisyon ng ‘di man lang lumaban,” said Trillanes in a statement.

(But if she still can’t make a decision by 12nn of October 8, I will continue to run as President. We will not allow the real opposition to be defeated without even fighting.)

FEATURED STORIES

Para sa mga maka-oposisyon:Tuloy ang pagtulak natin kay VP Leni to run for President. Kung tumuloy sya, ipanalo natin…

Posted by Antonio "Sonny" Trillanes IV on Sunday, September 26, 2021

Meanwhile, Robredo has yet to finalize her plans for the 2022 Elections but remained determined to push for unification efforts — all in order to quell the rise of the current administration of President Rodrigo Duterte and the return of the Marcos family to power.

According to Robredo, there is still hope to unite against the administration before the COC filing ends in two weeks.

The COC filing period is from October 1 to 8 and will be held at the Sofitel Philippine Plaza Manila.

Trillanes earlier announced his presidential bid — together with the promise that he will give way for Robredo — as early as May 12.

ADVERTISEMENT

Aside from Trillanes, Senators Panfilo Lacson and Manny Pacquiao, as well as Manila Mayor Francisco “Isko Moreno” Domagoso has also already declared their presidential bid in 2022.

All have been in talks with Robredo, who is aiming to “forge the broadest possible unity among groups and individuals seeking change in 2022.”

RELATED STORIES

Robredo pressed: You need to decide now

Being president is a matter of destiny, not ambition, says Robredo

je

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.
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: 2022 national elections, Antonio Trillanes IV, Leni Robredo, Presidential bid
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.