Masbate BM Arevalo on Robredo’s presidential run: Finally, hope

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Masbate Senior Provincial Board Member Jason Arevalo expressed excitement and felt some hope after Vice President Leni Robredo decided to run for president.

“Teary eyed. Was crying for my country and my children,” said Arevalo after watching the speech of VP Robredo announcing her candidacy.

“Finally, excitement. Finally, hope,” he said. “A blessed day, indeed!”

Robredo announced her decision to run for president this morning in a rather emotional speech.

“Buong-buo ang loob ko ngayon: Kailangan nating palayain ang sarili mula sa kasalukuyang situwasyon. Lalaban ako; lalaban tayo,” said Robredo in a speech this morning,” said Robredo in her speech

“Inihahain ko ang aking sarili bilang kandidato sa pagkapangulo sa halalan ng 2022,” she declared.

Robredo also filed her certificate of candidacy this afternoon as an independent candidate to formalize her presidential bid.

Arevalo earlier said that his “moral and intelligent” choice for president is Robredo.

“As a Catholic, lawyer, the Senior Board Member of Masbate, libertarian, patriot, conscience voter, independent politician, father, Filipino, I am proud to say my moral and intelligent choice is Leni,” he said.