More sectoral groups pledge support for Aksyon Demokratiko party

Published November 24, 2021, 12:48 PM

by Jaleen Ramos

Four more organizations were formally accepted as Aksyon Demokratiko’s multi-sectoral arm.


Aksyon Demokratiko standard bearer and Manila Mayor Francisco “Isko Moreno” Domagoso signed a Memorandum of Cooperation with leaders of Pilipinas God First Movement, Inc. (PGFMI); Isko Tayo Kabataan (ITK); Young Organizers for Unity, Truth & Hope (YOUTH) and Isang Bangka, Isang Diwa Movement (IBID) on Monday, Nov. 22 at the Unibersidad de Manila.

Among those who attended were Shieda May Mohammad of PGFMI; Fatimary Gopez of ITK; Reynald Nival of YOUTH, and Leynette San Jose of IBID.

In a statement, the groups said they fully support Domagoso as they “sincerely believe in his abilities, competence and experience as a leader worthy of becoming the next president of the country.”

Domagoso, meanwhile, expressed his gratitude to AIM and encouraged its members to convince more Filipinos to support his presidential bid as well as his running mate Dr. Willie Ong and the Aksyon Demokratiko senatorial bets.

Several groups had earlier expressed their support for Domagoso’s candidacy, including the Cebu-based PRIMO-ISKO (President Isko Moreno – Isulong ang Serbisyo sa Katawhan nga Organisado), Kapampangans for Isko, Isko Northern Alliance (INA), Seniors para kay Isko, the Cordillera People’s Liberation Army (CPLA), Pilipinas God First United Bangsamoro Isko for President (PGFUBIP) coalition, Muntinlupa Isko Supporters, Truck Drivers of the Philippines Party List, and the Federation of Quezon City Tricycle Operators and Drivers Association.

Big labor groups have also openly expressed their support for Domagoso, led by the 100,000-strong Philippine Trade and General Workers Organization (PTGWO), the National Association of Trade Unions, All Filipino Workers Confederation, the Association of Minimum Wage Earners and Advocates, and the 1-Pangarap Pilipinas, as well as the health workers group Buhay Kalinga, Pinoy Ako, Isko Tayo Movement.