Reelectionist senator, retired cop file bids for senator
Posted November 25, 2009on:
By Anna Valmero
First Posted 10:24:00 11/25/2009
Filed Under: Politics, Elections, Eleksyon 2010
MANILA, Philippines – (UPDATE) Reelectionist senator Manuel “Lito” Lapid filed his candidacy for senator under the ruling coalition at the Commission on Elections Office in Manila Wednesday.
Lapid, who submitted his certificate of candidacy (CoC) at 10:45 a.m., said he would remain loyal to the Lakas-Kampi-Christian Muslim Democrats.
Earlier in the day, Retired Police General Romeo Baylon Maganto filed his own CoC for senator.
Maganto said he would push to stop media killings, put up multipurpose buildings in every town to house victims of disasters, and establish livelihood projects for his retired colleagues.
Maganto was accompanied by Abner Afuang, his spokesman.