BIÑAN CITY, Laguna – The ruling Partido Demokratikong Pilipino-Lakas ng Bayan (PDP-Laban) under Departmen of Energy (DOE) Secretary Alfonso Cusi wing is eyeing a possible joint rallies with the UniTeam of presidential candidate former Sen. Ferdinand “Bongbong” Marcos Jr. (BBM) and vice presidential candidate Davao City Mayor Sara Duterte.
PDP-Laban Secretary-General Melvin Matibag, who was recently appointed as acting Cabinet Secretary, made this revelation Thursday night after attending the UniTeam grand rally at the Biñan Football Field here.
Not only that, Matibag said PDP-Laban is “hoping” that President Rodrigo Roa Duterte would grace the upcoming joint rallies.
“Nag-meeting sila… ah kasama ko si Secretary Alfonso Cusi as president of the party na magkakaroon ng mga rally ang PDP-Laban kung sakaling imbitado na si BBM (Bongbong Marcos) at si Mayor Inday Sara,” the PDP-Laban party official said in an ambush interview.
Regarding the President’s possible appearance at the joint UniTeam-PDP-Laban rallies, Matibag said, “Sana, may tiyansa, may tiyansa.”
“Balak namin una sa Bulacan tapos Parañaque then baka sakali isa pa dito sa Laguna, at Nueva Ecija and were hoping na makasama din namin si Presidente,” Matibag said.
“We’re planning a big rally in Bulacan, Nueva Ecija, and in Parañaque na ang mag-ii-sponsor PDP-Laban, invited ang UniTeam,” he also said.
Regarding the UniTeam-PDP-Laban partnership, Matibag said the two are on good terms.
“Oo maganda yung pag-uusap namin. Ang UniTeam at PDP-Laban maganda ang pag-uusap, may mga plano talaga,” Matibag said.
Although President Duterte has not endorsed any candidate for the presidency in the upcoming May 9 polls, he and the PDP-Laban have “openly” endorsed Mayor Duterte’s bid for the vice presidency.
PDP-Laban, as a party, has already endorsed Marcos’ presidential candidacy.