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Trillanes concedes, ‘submits to the will of the people’

/ 02:20 PM May 10, 2016
Senator Antonio Trillianes. INQUIRER FILE PHOTO/ MARIANNE BERMUDEZ

Senator Antonio Trillianes. INQUIRER FILE PHOTO/ MARIANNE BERMUDEZ

Senator Antonio Trillanes IV on Tuesday conceded defeat in the vice presidential race.

With 90 percent of poll results tabulated and placing fifth consistently in the race, Trillanes issued a statement accepting his loss.

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According to Trillanes, “As our countrymen await the final victor, I hereby concede defeat in the vice-presidential race.”

He said, “I humbly submit to the will of the people for they are sovereign in our democracy. May God bless our country.” RAM/rga

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