Pacquiao: Binay destined to become president
Sarangani Rep. Manny Pacquiao gave a rousing speech during the proclamation rally of Vice President Jejomar Binay on Tuesday, saying Binay is destined to be the country’s president.
Addressing the crowd mostly from the slums of Welfareville compound, Mandaluyong, Pacquiao said he knows the experience of being hungry while living on the streets before he rose to fame and riches as a boxing champion.
A senatorial candidate of the United Nationalist Alliance, Pacquiao said only Binay can uplift the country from poverty because the latter also knows the experience of being poor.
“Para malaman niyo ang storya ni Manny Pacquiao, gusto ko sabihin sa inyo na naranasan ni Manny Pacquiao nung bata na matulog sa karton; naranasan ko po magutom at umiinom lang ng tubig para magsurvive,” Pacquiao said.
“Ang ating mahal na presidente Binay, dumaan din sa hirap. Kaya ako nagtetestify sa inyo ngayon na kahit anong sigaw ng mga mahihirap, nararamdaman ng mahal na presidente natin yan,” he added.
Rousing the most cheers among Binay’s senatorial bets who took the stage, Pacquiao exclaimed that Binay is “our next president.”
“Kaya excited na excited ako para sa darating na presidente. Hindi na kayo magdadalawang isip pa; he’s destined to become the president, and our next president, Jejomar Binay!” Pacquiao said, drawing the loudest cheers from the crowd.
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