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Leni Robredo Says Focus on Campaign After Isko's Withdraw Call

Don't let emotions control you, she tells supporters.
by Pia Regalado
Apr 18, 2022
Photo/s: VP Leni Robredo Media Bureau

Vice President Leni Robredo on Sunday urged her supporters to focus on the campaign after a rival candidate lagging behind her in the surveys asked her to withdraw from the presidential race.

Thanking those who defended her, the lone female presidential candidate called on them to continue their face-to-face campaigns with 20 days left before election day on May 9.

"Kailangan wag tayong magpatalo sa emosyon. Huwag nang magbitaw ng masasakit na salita. Focus lang muna tayo sa kampanya - tao sa tao, puso sa puso. May bayan tayong kailangan ipaglaban," she said in a Facebook post.

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Presidential candidate Isko Moreno earlier dared Robredo to "be a hero" and withdraw from the race as he pitched himself and other candidates as alternatives.

He then shrugged off comments that his Manila Peninsula press conference on Easter Sunday with presidential bets Panfilo Lacson and Norberto Gonzales exuded "macho politics."


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