By Mario Casayuran
Senator Paolo Benigno Aquino IV on Saturday called on Filipinos to air their grievances with government through the ballot in the mid-term May 23, 2019 elections.
“I’m hoping come May, iyong lakas ng taumbayan, mapakita ulit,” Aquino said/ (Show your power again.)
Aquino was referring to the celebration tomorrow of ‘’People Power or the EDSA Revolution’’ that led to the ouster of the late President Marcos.
He admitted that being part of the political opposition is very difficult during these times, but somebody has to put the government in check and making them accountable for their actions.
“This is a gargantuan task, but still it ought to be done. And somebody has got to do it,” according to Aquino who is seeking reelection in the coming May 23, 2019 mid-term elections
He expressed hopes that voters would select senatorial candidates who will work for the people’s welfare and would uplift lives of Filipino families.
Aquino said he’s banking on his legislative accomplishments to earn him a second term in the Senate.