The PBA partylist or Puwersa ng Bayaning Atleta group is pushing the candidacy of Davao City Mayor Rodrigo Duterte and Senator Ferdinand Marcos Jr. for President and Vice President.
The members of Puwersa ng Bayaning Atleta more than 2,000 gathered Saturday to launch its ‘Alyansang Duterte-BongBong’ campaign or ALDUB.
However, Partido Demokratiko Pilipino Laban (PDP-Laban) party has issued orders for its members to support Duterte and his chosen running mate Senator Alan Peter Cayetano.
PDP-Laban secretary general Ben Ranque, said the party created a committee to screen the adoption of local candidates to ensure they support the candidacies of Duterte-Cayetano.
Vice Presidential candidate Sen.Marcos who appeared as a special guest and speaker of the gathering,thanked the group saying he was humbled by the overwhelming support,although Mayor Rodrigo Duterte did not show up.
Sen.Marcos said that even if Duterte did not pick him as his running mate, their friendship and respect for each other remains.
He added that Duterte could freely campaign in the Ilocos provinces and Ilocano communites anywhere in the country, he added that he would not hinder the mayor’s campaign even in his own bailiwick in ilocos provinces.
The Duterte-Marcos alliances first suggested by Loyalist Oliver Lozano saying the combination could unite the solid north with the Visayas and Mindanao areas.
source: Phil Star