Duterte to grace motorcycle club’s convention in Legazpi City
LEGAZPI CITY-President Duterte is expected to arrive on Saturday afternoon to keynote the 24th National Federation of Motorcycle Clubs of the Philippines (NFMCP) National Convention in Legazpi City.
The convention, hosted by Bicol Steel Horses Club, awaits Duterte, a big motorbike rider, enthusiast and member of NFMCP, to meet and exchange pleasantries with its members, according to Daniel Garcia, Albay government spokesperson.
Garcia said over 3,000 bikers from all over the country began to arrive on Thursday to attend the three-day convention that started on April 20 at the Albay Peñaranda Park.
Security at the Park and the Albay Astrodome, the venues of the convention, was tightened following the arrival of the Presidential Security Group (PSG).
Garcia said Albay Gov. Al Francis Bichara and Legazpi Mayor Noel Rosal, with the province’s towns and cities executives, would welcome Duterte, who would arrive with Sen. JV Ejercito, Cesar Montano, and political adviser Francis Tolentino.
The convention will be highlighted by a “Unity Ride” of motorcycle riders on Saturday morning through the 50-kilometer Maharlika Highway from Legazpi City Boulevard to Misibis Resort in Bacacay to the Mayon Skyline Park in Tabaco City.
Garcia said all major hotels in Legazpi and neighboring towns and cities were fully booked for the event.
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