MANILA, Philippines — Ramon Ang will not be endorsing Sen. Manny Pacquiao for a potential presidential run in 2022, the San Miguel Corp. CEO mentioned in a press release Sunday.
Ang was reacting to a advice that he supposedly made in a web based discussion board with journalists on April 8. He mentioned he didn’t get an opportunity to reply when requested who he sees successful within the 2022 elections.
“I was told that some people believe that I am endorsing Manny Pacquiao’s candidacy. That is certainly not the case,” he mentioned.
“Right now, it’s still a wide open race. (Presidential ppokesperson) Harry Roque said that, in the event Davao Mayor Sara Duterte and Senator Bong Go do not run in 2022, President Duterte will choose among Mayor Isko Moreno, former Senator Bongbong Marcos, and Senator Manny Pacquiao,” Ang mentioned.
“I believe that the president’s endorsement is still the key factor to victory, given his outstanding trust rating. As such, the situation can change dramatically, depending on Mayor Sara Duterte and Senator Bong Go’s decision, coupled with the strength of President Duterte’s endorsement,” he additionally mentioned.
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The youthful Duterte has repeatedly mentioned she will not be eager about working for president in 2022.
The STAR reported in February that she additionally mentioned she wouldn’t change her thoughts about working. The similar report cited survey outcomes from OCTA Research’s Tugon ng Masa survey the place 22% of 1,200 respondents most popular her amongst 16 potential canddiates for president.
She was adopted by Sen. Grace Poe (13%), Manny Pacquiao (12%), former Sen. Ferdinand Marcos Jr. (12%), Manila Mayor Isko Moreno (11%) and Sen. Bong Go (6%).