Duterte has yet to issue an official statement on his preferred successor
Malacañang is unsure if President Rodrigo Roa Duterte supports the decision of his ruling party, the Partido Demokratiko Pilipinas-Lakas ng Bayan (PDP-Laban) to endorse the candidacy of presidential candidate Ferdinand “Bongbong” Marcos Jr.
This, after the PDP-Labanadopted a resolution on Monday, formally endorsing Marcos’ presidential bid.
The PDP-Laban, in its resolution, said it has decided to support Marcos after the “careful and exhaustive” deliberations of its national executive committee.
It added that its decision was to “promote ‘Unity for Sustainability’ of socio-economic development and national progress” since Marcos is “the candidate whose vision of governance is most aligned with PDP-Laban’s 11-point agenda.”
Despite this, acting Presidential Spokesperson and Communications Secretary Martin Andanar said Duterte has yet to issue an official statement on his preferred successor. Read More