Actor Robin Padilla hopes to promote federalism once elected to Senate

Arnold Y. Bustamante, Justin Okay. Vestil

March 26, 2022

ACTOR and senatorial candidate Robin Padilla met with Cebu’s Muslim leaders and barangay officers on Saturday, March 26, 2022, so as to converse to them regarding his platform for governance.

Padilla, who’s a visitor candidate of Uniteam of presidential candidate Ferdinand “Bongbong” Marcos Jr. and vice presidential candidate Sara Duterte-Carpio, needs to push for a change within the nation’s type of authorities below federal system.

In an interview with reporters on Saturday, Padilla stated he needs to proceed the packages of President Rodrigo Duterte whilst his time period is ready to finish on June 2022.

He additionally hopes to deliver again Muslim illustration to the Senate. The final Muslim to function senator of the nation was former senator Santanina “Nina” Rasul who served from 1987 to 1995.

“Kase ang mga tao umaasa, umaasa sila ng change, umaasa sila na umayos yung buhay nila. Sana maging totoo na tayo, wala nang ibang pwedeng mag bigay ng change sa atin palitan na natin ang form of government,” Padilla added.

(The individuals are hoping for change. They’re hoping to change their lives for good. Allow us to be true to ourselves. There may be nothing that may change our system except we modify our type of authorities).

He additionally denied {that a} change to a federal system of presidency may solely favor richer provinces like Cebu.

Although he admits that Cebu may benefit from a federal system, Padilla believes the nationwide authorities can all the time help smaller provinces to ensure that them to develop economically.

He additionally supported Duterte’s signing of Republic Act 11659 or the Public Service Act which might enable up to 100% international possession of public providers within the nation.

For Padilla, Duterte’s transfer goals to additional enhance public providers within the nation.


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