Sara Duterte calls for supporters’ unity after Go’s withdrawal from presidential race


MANILA (Philippine Daily Inquirer/Asia News Network): Davao City mayor and vice presidential aspirant Sara Duterte-Carpio (pic) on Thursday (Dec 2) called for unity among supporters following the withdrawal of Senator Bong Go from the presidential race.

Duterte-Carpio said that since launching her vice presidential bid, she has been calling for unity among the supporters of the administration of her father, President Rodrigo Duterte.

“Since launching my candidacy for vice presidency, I have been calling for the supporters of the Duterte administration to unite behind our goal to continue what my father has started. I thank you all for hearing my wishes,” Duterte-Carpio said in a statement.

““Now that Sen. Bong Go has declared his withdrawal from the presidential race and to quote him, ‘for the sake of unity among our supporters and leaders’, we will continue our unity together with the BBM-Sara Uniteam so we can succeed in our mission for the country,” she added.

Go earlier announced his withdrawal from the presidential race.

Duterte-Carpio, is running with former senator and presidential aspirant Ferdinand 'Bongbong' Marcos Jr.

President Duterte, however, has branded Marcos a “weak leader.”

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