MANILA, Jan 19 (Mabuhay) -At least seven senatorial candidates will be endorsed by opposition coalition 1Sambayan for the May 2022 national elections
Attorney Howard Calleja, 1Sambayan convenor, on Wednesday said the coalition would formally disclose their endorsement on January 28.
He mentioned that the list would include the following:
human rights lawyer Chel Diokno,
labor leader Sonny Matula,
incumbent Senator Risa Hontiveros
incumbent Senator Leila de Lima,
former senator Antonio Trillanes IV,
Kapatiran’s Alex Lacson,
former Representative Teddy Baguilat
“For now, I can safely say that we have seven senators endorsed by 1Sambayan,” Calleja said at a virtual press conference.
“This will be an ongoing list but for January 28, 1Sambayan will be endorsing Leni, Kiko and the seven senators just mentioned,” Calleja added.
The group is supporting the tandem of Vice President Leni Robredo and Senator Francis “Kiko” Pangilinan as its presidential bet and vice presidential candidate, respectively, for 2022 elections. (MNS)