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Ninety-five former government officials, military chiefs, and top diplomats expressed their support for Vice President Leni Robredo’s presidential campaign.
On Tuesday, the Cabinet members, senior government officials, former chiefs of staff of the Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP), retired Ambassadors, and career civil servants who served under the administrations of former president Benigno Aquino III, Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo, and Fidel Ramos signed and released a statement in support of Robredo.
“We commit ourselves fully to Vice President Leni Robredo’s bid for the presidency to lead the Philippines on an upward path of recovery and greatness. We thus enjoin the Filipino people to give our country the leader that we all deserve,” the statement read.
Among the signatories of the statement are former Interior Secretary Mar Roxas who was Robredo’s presidential running mate in the 2016 elections, former Justice Secretary and incumbent senator Leila de Lima.
Four military generals who commanded the AFP under former Pres. Aquino, Emmanuel Bautista, Jessie Dellosa, Hernando Iriberri, and Eduardo Oban Jr., were also among the signatories.
Read the full statement and see full list of signatories below:
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