The current Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte has agreed to run for vice president during the upcoming 2022 Election. Duterte runs for vice president under the PDP-Laban Party due to “popular calls” among its members. Meanwhile his daughter, Sara Duterte, is eyed for the presidential position during the election.
I will continue the crusade. I’m worried about the drugs, insurgency,” Duterte said in a briefing aired late Tuesday.
Tagalog: Itutuloy ko ang krusada. Nag-aalala ako tungkol sa mga droga, insurhensya
Cebuano: Ipadayun nako ang krusada. Nabalaka ko bahin sa droga, insurhensa
I may not have the power to give the direction or guidance, but I can always express my views in public.”
Tagalog: Maaaring wala akong kapangyarihang magbigay ng direksyon o patnubay, ngunit palagi kong mailalahad ang aking mga pananaw sa publiko.
Cebuano: Mahimo nga wala koy gahum nga maghatag direksyon o panudlo, apan kanunay nako ipahayag ang akong mga panan-aw sa publiko.
Duterte – Father and Daughter
Rodrigo Duterte will be bidding his single term as the country’s president, as he steps down and runs as the country’s vice president. Rodrigo Duterte is known for being the mayor of Davao City, long before he ran for president. He and his daughter Sara Duterte has ruled the city for years. Similar to his mayoral position the Davao City, his daughter is likely to run for president during the 2022 Election.
The PDP-Laban Party administration has a possible bet for the top post which includes Duterte’s daughter Sara and former Senator Bongbong Marcos for the presidential position. Aside from that, Senator Christopher “Bong” Go, in early August 2021 said he’s opened to run for president next year if Duterte will be his running mate.
VP Leni Robredo & Sen. Manny Pacquiao – Candidacy for President?
Current Vice President and opposition leader Leni Robredo, Manila Mayor Isko Moreno, and boxer-turned-Senator Manny Pacquiao are also potential presidential contenders during the upcoming election. According to the opposing coalition 1Sambayan, in a Facebook post Tuesday, said Duterte’s intention to run for vice-president is “driven by fear of accountability” from the International Criminal Court.