LUCENA CITY, Quezon — A cheeky Vice President Leni Robredo on Thursday evening couldn’t assist however crack a joke that she would this early sit in Malacañang since her supporters have been so desperate to deliver her to the presidency.
In the course of the Quezonduan grand rally on this metropolis, Robredo tried to pacify supporters who have been giving her presents even when she was nonetheless in the midst of her speech, joking that the gang had not but heard her platform.
“Maraming salamat, maraming salamat. Ang request lang po natin, ‘yong mga might binibigay, baka puwedeng ilagay ‘yung pangalan niyo saka e mail o phone quantity. Para nakakapagpa-salamat kami ng maayos. Papasa na lang, papasa na lang. Mamaya po, mamaya. Hindi pa po ako tapos, hindi niyo pa alam kung anong gagawin ko pag nakaupo na ako,” Robredo mentioned.
“Ayan, okay na ba? Okay na? Uupo na tuloy ako. Salamat. Uupo na tuloy ako sa Malacañang,” she added, to the delight of the 80,000-strong crowd.
Turning critical, Robredo mentioned that there’s nonetheless much more work to be accomplished within the remaining days. This, regardless of that Robredo gained extra assist from allies and civil society teams, whereas her latest grand rallies have proven that she may herald mammoth crowds.
“Nagmamadali kasi kayong ihatid ako eh, meron pa po tayong 11 days, hindi niyo pa ko puwedeng ihatid, magtatrabaho pa tayo. Hindi pa po tayo panalo. Kailangan pa po nating magpagod,” she mentioned.
Robredo reminded her supporters, as she at all times did in nearly all her speeches in marketing campaign sorties, that whereas they’ve an opportunity to win, they need to work arduous for it. She mentioned that it was crucial that they maintain this sort of power for the remaining days till the Could 9 elections, in order that they are often victorious ultimately.
She additional urged her supporters to be extra mild in making an attempt to persuade folks, particularly these doing house-to-house campaigning, that voting for her is the precise alternative, stressing that the elections aren’t a struggle between the candidates, however a battle for the nation’s future.
“Ito po, ang pakiusap ko lang sa dati ng mga kasama. Ang pakiusap ko lang po, buksan natin ang ating mga puso dahil ang eleksyon pong ito, hindi lang ito laban naming mga kandidato. Pero ang eleksyon na ito, iba iba man ang ating mga paniniwala, kailangan magkaisa tayo para sa ating bansa,” she mentioned.
“Kaya po habaan natin ang ating pag-unawa, habaan po natin ang ating pasensya, buksan natin ang ating mga puso, para iparamdam sa iba ang radikal na pagmamahal. Na iba man ang paniniwala, pare-pareho ang gusto nating mangyari sa ating bayan […] Kaya po, walang away-away,” she added.
With simply somewhat over per week remaining earlier than D-Day, Robredo nonetheless must deliver her numbers nearer to frontrunner Ferdinand “Bongbong” Marcos Jr., who within the newest surveys from Pulse Asia in March confirmed the vp nonetheless trailing behind.
Robredo obtained 24 p.c of the respondents’s votes, whereas Marcos had 56 p.c — for a 32 level hole.
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