Daang Matuwid Coalition standard bearers Mar Roxas and Leni Robredo joined more than 2,000 Pantawid Pamilyang Pilipino Program (4Ps) beneficiaries, Barangay Health Workers (BHWs), senior citizens, and women’s groups at the Olivarez Coliseum inside Olivarez College, Parañaque City today (March 1) for a multi-sectoral assembly. The tandem was also joined by some candidates of the Daang Matuwid Senatorial slate, namely Ina Ambolodto, Leila De Lima, Icot Petilla, Mark Lapid, and Chris Paez.

Parañaque Mayor Edwin Olivarez showed the extent of his support by bringing to the gathering dozens of members of the Team Bagong Parañaque slate, a local team name of Paranaque Liberal Party (LP) members and some independent candidates. Team Bagong Parañaque has incumbent officials and candidates ranging from the national level, such as Congressman Eric Olivarez, to the barangay level, with captains and councilors.

On behalf of Team Bagong Parañaque, Mayor Olivarez expressed his strong support for Roxas-Robredo and the Daang Matuwid coalition in his short message.

“’Wag po natin sayangin ang nakuha na natin. ‘Wag po natin sayangin ang inumpisahan ng ating Presidente Noynoy Aquino,” Olivarez implored the crowd.

“Dito po sa lungsod ng Paranaque, nandito po si Kap. Olivarez, si Congressman Olivarez, nandito po ang aking pamilya, ang aking maybahay si Ate Janet, ang aking Sangguniang Panglungsod, ang lahat po ng ating Kapitan, lahat po ng aking kagawad, lahat po ng multiple sector ng ating lungsod ng Paranaque. Ngayon araw na ito, kami ay nag-pledge ng support, 100% sa ticket ng Liberal Party!” Olivarez declared.

Roxas, in return, thanked Olivarez for his support.

“Feel na feel ko na ikaw, ang isang nirerespeto ng iyong mga kababayan, ang siyang nagpakilala at nag-endorso sa akin sa kanilang lahat,” he said. “Maraming-maraming salamat po para sa inyong suporta.”

Roxas then addressed the crowd and asked them to join them in the continuation of good governance.

“Hinihingi po namin ang inyong tulong. Hinihingi namin na ipamalita po ninyo, ihatid po ninyo sa inyong mga komunidad, kapitbahay, sa inyong mga kakilala, ang magandang balita ng Daang Matuwid—ang mga magagandang napagtagumpayan na, at ang magandang bukas na mapaparating natin sa ating sarili kung magpapatuloy tayo sa Daang Matuwid.”

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