Lucy Torres: Lacson-Sotto tandem is bonded by peace and order platform

Published October 24, 2021, 1:54 PM

by Manila Bulletin Entertainment

Leyte Rep. Lucy Torres-Gomez

Leyte 4th District Rep. Lucy Torres-Gomez expressed her admiration for the 2022 tandem of Senate President Vicente Sotto III and Sen. Panfilo Lacson, as she touted the relevance of their campaign platform to families living in the provinces, especially rural areas.

“I admire very much the duo of Sen. Ping and Sen. Sotto because they bonded together under a platform of peace and order, and countryside development, which are issues very close to the heart of a probinsyana like me,” Torres-Gomez said.

Lacson is running for president, while Sotto is vying for the vice presidency in the 2022 national elections.

The pair had initially included Torres-Gomez in their senatorial slate, but the Leyte lawmaker opted to seek the mayoralty seat in Ormoc City, which will be vacated by her husband, incumbent Mayor Richard Gomez, who in turn is seeking to replace his wife at the House of Representatives.

Torres-Gomez also praised how Lacson and Sotto “conduct themselves in a stately manner, standing on their strengths and shared vision as they offer themselves as candidates for the coming 2022 elections.”

Lacson and Sotto were the first to officially announce their 2022 political plans, a decisive move that proved their determined and serious desire to further serve the Filipino people beyond the walls of Congress.