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Robredo, daughters depart for New York to attend Jillian’s graduation

/ 01:33 PM May 15, 2022

MANILA, Philippines — Vice President Leni Robredo and her daughters have departed for New York, United States to attend the graduation of her youngest child, Jillian.

Posted on her Instagram stories Sunday, Robredo shared clips of them on the airplane and during their five-hour layover.

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Robredo, a presidential candidate, earlier said that she will take a break to spend more family time after the elections were held on May 9.

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“My daughters and I are leaving for New York today to attend Jillian’s graduation. We will be gone for a few days to just spend time with family and take a well deserved rest before all of us restart the lives we have put on hold,” she posted on social media site Facebook Saturday.

My daughters and I are leaving for New York today to attend Jillian’s graduation. We will be gone for a few days to just…

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Jillian is graduating with a double degree in mathematics and economics at New York University under a full scholarship.

The vice president added that their current trip is the first time “as a family with no work to take care of” since her late husband former Interior Secretary Jesse Robredo died in 2012.

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Robredo apologized as they cannot accept requests for meet-ups, but assured that she will be on top of preparations for the launch of the Angat Buhay NGO (non-government organization).

Robredo earlier announced that she will raise the “largest volunteer network” on July 1 or after her term as vice president ends on June 30.

READ: Robredo to raise ‘largest volunteer network’ soon after her term as VP ends

Based on the unofficial count of electronically transmitted results, former senator Ferdinand “Bongbong” Marcos Jr. is the presidential race leader with 31.1 million votes. Robredo came second with 14.8 million votes.

READ: Bongbong Marcos still leads on 3rd day of unofficial, partial electronic results

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