Manny Pacquiao To Run For Philippines Presidency
Provided By - Video Elephant on September 20, 2021
Boxing star Manny Pacquiao has announced that he will run in the 2022 Philippine elections.
Pacquiao accepted the nomination of his PDP-Laban party on Sept. 20 and pledged to serve the Filipino people honestly.
In the name of our countrymen who have long been desiring for the right change in government, I wholeheartedly, bravely, and humbly hope for your support, Manny Pacquiao.
Pacquiao has criticized current President Rodrigo Duterte for corruption and his relationship with China.
Pacquiao has said that 10 billion pesos in pandemic aid for families is unaccounted for under Duterte's presidency.
The constitution forbids Duterte from seeking a second six-year term.
Pacquiao currently trails the front runners in opinion polls that have been topped by Duterte's daughter, Sara Duterte-Carpio.