Marcos explains refusal to join Comelec pres’l interview

April 28, 2022 People's Journal 234 views

PARTIDO Federal ng Pilipinas presidential bet former Senator Ferdinand “Bongbong” Marcos Jr. declined to attend the Commission on Elections’ presidential panel interview set on May 1, his chief of staff and spokesman lawyer Victor Rodriguez said yesterday.

In a statement, Atty. Rodriguez said:

“With less than two weeks before the May 9 elections, frontrunner Ferdinand ‘Bongbong’ Marcos Jr. has decided to forego his participation in the Comelec’s presidential panel interview which was scheduled on May 1.

“Marcos Jr. extends his appreciation to the poll body for its gracious invitation, as he acknowledges the importance of joining in such an important event.

“He opted, however, to conclude the entire 90-day campaign period with visits to his supporters and compliances with previous commitments for political events, like town hall meetings and political rallies,” Atty. Rodriguez explained.