Senator Christopher “Bong” Go appealed to the millions of Filipinos who will vote in the upcoming national and local elections to protect the sanctity of the ballot by taking a firm stand and making a conscience vote against unscrupulous candidates who coerce voters or try… Read More
As Christmas fills the air, Senator Christopher “Bong” Go called on Filipinos to strengthen the bayanihan spirit and continue cooperating with the government while expressing compassion for their compatriots.In his Christmas message, Go assured the public that the country will soon recover from the challenges posed by the recent calamity and the pandemic through President Rodrigo Duterte’s leadership and the Filipino people’s continued cooperation.
“Mahal kong mga kababayan, napakarami nating pinagdaanan ngayong taon (We have gone through so many challenges this year),” Go said. “Subalit, dahil sa ating patuloy na pagmamalasakit at pagbabayanihan, at sa maayos na pamumuno ni Pangulong Duterte, dahan-dahan na nating nakikita ang liwanag ng pag-asa upang tuluyang malampasan ang kasalukuyang pandemya (But through our continued concern and compassion, and the good leadership of President Duterte, we are slowly seeing the ray of hope to finally overcome the current pandemic).”Read More
Exactly two weeks after announcing that he is pulling out of the presidential race, Senator Christopher Lawrence “Bong” Go has officially withdrawn his candidacy at the Commission on Elections (Comelec) office in Manila Tuesday morning.
Without fanfare, Go personally submitted his statement of withdrawal before the poll body’s Law Department. The document was received at 10:46 a.m., Comelec records show.
“I am no longer in this race to run for the presidency in 2022, I spoke last November 30, I just waited a little while to let my supporters know that my heart and my mind really re-resisted to run as President,” Go said in an interview.
Go, who went on his own to the Comelec office, said he felt that it was the right time to file his withdrawal. Not even his party, the PDP-Laban, knew that he was filing the withdrawal Tuesday.
“No one knows. Because if I let them know, many will know,” the senator said. READ MORE
“I’m willing to wait kung sino po ang ieendorso niya.”
Go says the administration may support a candidate who will ensure the continuity of Duterte’s legacy and sustain the ongoing efforts towards pandemic recovery.
Senator Christopher “Bong” Go told members of the media on Friday that President Rodrigo Duterte has yet to officially support another presidential contender.“Sa ngayon po base po sa pag-uusap namin, sa ngayon wala pa po. At ako nag-aantay na lang po ako kung sino po ‘yung… Read More
Duterte needs time to choose successor
Malacañang on Friday said President Rodrigo Duterte needs more time to decide on who to endorse as his successor after Senator Christopher “Bong” Go, his preferred choice, announced that he was dropping out of the 2022 presidential race.
On Tuesday, Go announced his withdrawal from the presidential elections during the 158th birth anniversary celebration of Andres Bonifacio at the Pinaglabanan Shrine in San Juan City.
Go said he wanted to serve the country but realized it might not be the proper time yet.
He also affirmed his loyalty to President Duterte, whom he said he would serve for as long as he could.
“In the past few days, I realized that my heart and my mind are contradicting my actions. My family is also against it so I thought it may not really be my time yet,” Go said.
Nograles said the public should just wait for the President to announce his choice of successor.
“Antayin na lang natin si Pangulong Duterte (Let’s just wait for President Duterte),” Nograles said.
Warns supporters waiting at Comelec: Beware of Covid-19, virus still exists
December 3, 2021, 7:53 pm
MANILA – Senator Christopher “Bong” Go on Friday issued a plea to his supporters to refrain from camping out while waiting for him outside the Commission on Elections (Comelec) office in Manila.Go announced on Tuesday that he is dropping out of the 2022 presidential derby but has… Read More