Monday, February 12, 2007TEAM UNITY FILES CANDIDACY TODAY
The administration senatorial line-up under the banner Team Unity filed their Certificates of Candidacies before the Commission on Elections (COMELEC) today, February 12.
Team Unity includes Senators Edgardo Angara, Joker Arroyo, Tessie Aquino-Oreta, Ralph Recto, Tito Sotto, Representatives Juan Miguel Zubiri and Prospero Pichay, Governors Vic Magsaysay, Jericho Petilla and Chavit Singson, former Presidential Chief of Staff Mike Defensor and Sultan Jamalul Kiram III. Team Unity, which stands for Together Everyone Achieves More Unity emphasized on the importance of local government units (LGUs) in the development of economy.
Their slogan, “tulong tulong sa pagsulong” stressed on working together to achieve reconciliation and peace in the government. Before proceeding to the COMELEC, the Team Unity attended a mass at the Manila Cathedral and held a press conference at Villa Immaculada where they had their first campaign speech.
After the press conference, the candidates proceeded to the COMELEC. Outside the commission, the crowd was a festivity of supporters waving their placards, wearing t-shirts provided by their senatorial bets and accompanied by an ati-atihan band. Among them are various housing organizations who benefited from Mike Defensor’s housing projects, supporters of Vic Magsaysay, Miguel Zubiri and Chavit Singson, and the Kabataang Liberal ng Pilipinas.Read more...
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