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Misuari endorses Marcos, Duterte-Carpio


MORO National Liberation Front (MNLF) chairman Nur Misuari has expressed support for the candidacy of presidenti­al bet Ferdinand “Bongbong” Marcos Jr. and his running mate Davao City Mayor Sara Duterte-Carpio.

In a meeting with MNLF members and guests in Saudi Arabia, Misuari also declared support for senatorial candidate, actor Robin Padilla.

In a statement, Marcos’ spokespers­on, lawyer Vic Rodriguez, thanked Misuari for his support.

“Chairman Misuari’s generous gesture signals that our call for national unity has already taken roots in the hearts, minds, and souls of the vast Filipino populace, as also shown by the results of all the reputable national surveys showing that Marcos Jr. enjoys a historic high in presidenti­al preferenti­al rating,” he said. “Peace and progress in Mindanao shall be top priority since that southern sector has always been a major part of BBM’s unifying vision. Together as a people of one race and as one nation, we shall rise to meet our common destiny,” he added.

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