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VP Robredo celebrates EDSA People Power Revolution in Naga City

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Vice President Leni Robredo celebrated the 32nd anniversary of EDSA People Power Revolution in her turf Naga City yesterday together with other local officials.

The Vice President said that the commemoration of the revolution that trumped a dictator reminds the people of the lessons of the past.

The celebration was marked by a mass celebrated by Archbishop Rolando Tirona.

“Isa ito sa mga ginanap na pagdiriwang sa iba’t ibang bahagi ng bansa, bilang pakikiisa sa pag-alala sa mahalagang bahagi ng ating kasaysayan, at pagpapakita na ang laban sa EDSA ay laban ng buong bayan,” said Robredo.

Robredo said that the EDSA Revolution reminds us that the power still emanates from the people. She added that citizens must guard the democracy.

“Nawa’y magsilbing paalala ang araw na ito na ang kapangyarihan ay nasa ating mga kamay, at patuloy tayong dapat magbantay laban sa mga pagbabanta sa ating demokrasya,” she said.

“Hindi dapat tayo magpabaya na manumbalik muli ang kadiliman na pinagdaanan natin noon,” Robredo added.

Joining Robredo during the celebration were CamSur Rep. Gabby Bordado Naga City Mayor John Bongat and other city officials.