8 months ‘Otso Diretso’ requests Comelec to officiate debate with Hugpong MB
By Leslie Ann Aquino Senatorial candidates of “Otso Diretso” on Thursday asked the Commission on Elections (COMELEC) to officiate or facilitate a debate between them and the bets of the Hugpong ng Pagbabago. (L-R) Liberal Party Chairperson and campaign manager Senator Kiko Pangilinan, “Otso Diretso” senatorial bets returning Senator Mar Roxas II, Magdalo Rep. Gary Alejano, ex-Quezon congressman Erin Tañada, Marawi civic leader Samira Gutoc, Vice President Leni Robredo, veteran election lawyer Romy Macalintal, former solicitor Florin Hilbay, human rights lawyer Chel Diokno, re-electionist Senator Bam Aquino (ALI VICOY / MANILA BULLETIN FILE PHOTO) In their letter, the opposition coalition cited the statement ... more