BBM and Sara will continue the legacy of their fathers; 17 of 21 mayors in Masbate all in for UniTeam — Gov. Kho

6 March 2022

RE-ELECTIONIST Masbate Gov. Antonio Kho announced on Saturday that his province is fully supporting the BBM-Sara UniTeam because most of his constituents believe that the tandem of presidential bet Ferdinand ‘Bongbong’ Marcos Jr. and his running-mate Inday Sara Duterte will continue the legacy of their fathers.

In an interview before the arrival of Marcos at the Masbate Airport for the campaign sortie on Saturday, Kho said his constituents and local leaders believed that Marcos will follow the legacy of former president Marcos Sr., while Sara will follow the legacy of President Rodrigo Duterte who both did great for the country.

“BBM kasi ngayon lang na-realize ng mga tao, in my own personal analysis, na ang ginawa ng ama ni Bongbong Marcos ngayon lang na-realize, tama pala ang ginagawa,” said Kho.

“BBM will continue the legacy that his father has started. Same with Sara, Sara will continue the legacy of his father,” the governor added.

Kho, then later introduced Marcos to the local officials of the province and had a brief meeting at the airport. The governor announced that 17 of the 21 municipalities in the province are all in for the UniTeam.

“With this political machineries that we have, we are now in full-batlle gear and ready to work to give our full support,” the governor insisted.

The local leaders assured BBM of his landslide victory in the province.

“Sinabi ko kay BBM kung wala ng oras ‘wag nang pumunta ng Masbate dahil tatlong presidentiable na ang naipanalo natin dito na hindi na pumunta, Ramos, Estrada and GMA. We made history when GMA won because his rival is Roco na taga Region 5,” Kho said

“This is another history in the making dahil BBM’s rival (Leni Robredo) is also from the region. Pero bago ako mapahiya may itatanong ako sa inyo? Kaya ba nating i-maximize ang boto for BBM?,” the governor asked his local leaders.

“Kaya!” the local officials answered as they shouted the name of BBM.

Masbate is comprised of three congressional districts, 20 municipalities and a city with almost 600,000 voting population as of 2019.

Kho is not the only Bicolano governor who expressed his support to the UniTeam.

 It was seen by political experts that Bicolandia is “not so united” for Leni Robredo.

Earlier, Catanduanes Gov. Joseph Cua also announced his support to BBM-Sara UniTeam.

Camarines Norte Governor Edgar Tallado also endorsed the tandem on February 8, during the “Sara para sa Barangay” event in Daet City.

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FILIPINO VERSION

BBM AT SARA IPAGPAPATULOY ANG LEGASIYA NG KANILANG AMA; 17 SA 21 ALKALDE SA MASBATE, ALL-IN SA UNITEAM

MISMONG si re-electionist Masbate Gov. Antonio Kho ang nagpahayag  na ang kanilang buong probinsiya ay todo suporta sa tambalan nina presidential candidate Ferdinand ‘Bongbong’ Marcos Jr. at running-mate na si Inday Sara Duterte, kasabay ng pagsasabing malaki ang tiwala nilang ipagpapatuloy nina Bongbong at Sara ang legasiya ng kanilang mga ama na kapwa itinuturing na pinakamahuhusay na mga presidente ng bansa.

Sa panayam bago ang pagdating ni Marcos sa Masbate Airport para sa ‘campaign sortie’ nitong Sabado, sinabi ni  Kho na ang kanilang local leaders at mga kababayang Masbateno ay naniniwalang tutumbasan nina BBM at Sara ang kapwa kagalingan nina dating Pangulong Ferdinand Marcos Sr. at Pangulong Rodrigo Duterte.

“BBM kasi ngayon lang na-realize ng mga tao, in my own personal analysis, na ang ginawa ng ama ni Bongbong Marcos ngayon lang na-realize, tama pala ang ginagawa,” ani Kho.

“BBM will continue the legacy that his father has started. Same with Sara, Sara will continue the legacy of his father,” sabi pa ng gobernador.

Isang simple at maikling dayalogo ang isinagawa sa Airport matapos ipakilala ni Kho si Marcos sa mga local officials ng probinsiya.

Ayon sa opisyal, 17 sa 21 mayor sa kanilang probinsiya ang “all-in” para sa UniTeam.

“With the political machineries that we have. We are now in full-battle gear and ready to work to give our full support,” dagdag pa ni Kho.

Kasabay nito, tiniyak ng mga local leaders ang “landslide victory” sa kanilang probinsiya ni BBM.

“Sinabi ko kay BBM kung wala nang oras ‘wag nang pumunta ng Masbate dahil tatlong presidentiable na ang naipanalo natin dito na hindi na pumunta … Ramos, Estrada and GMA. We made history when GMA won because his rival is Roco na taga Region 5,” wika pa ni Kho.

“This is another history in the making dahil BBM’s rival (Leni Robredo) is also from the region. Pero bago ako mapahiya may itatanong ako sa inyo? Kaya ba nating i-maximize ang boto for BBM?” tanong ng gobernador sa mga chief local executives ng lalawigan.

“Kaya!” sama-samang sigaw at tinig ng mga lokal na opisyal bilang sagot sa tanong ni Kho.

Ang Masbate ay may tatlong ‘congressional districts,’ 20 ‘municipalities’ at isang lungsod na may kabuuang 600,000 registered voting population noong taong 2019.

Si Kho rin ang kauna-unahang Bicolano governor na nagdeklara ng todo suporta sa UniTeam, bagay na sinasabi ng mga eksperto na malabo nang ma-solid ni Leni Robredo ang buong Bicolandia.

Nagpahayag na rin ng kanyang suporta si Catanduanes Gob. Joseph Cua para sa BBM-Sara UniTeam.

Si Camarines Norte Governor Edgar Tallado ay nag-endorso na rin sa BBM-Sara UniTeam noong Pebrero 8 kasabay ng pagdiriwang ng “Sara para sa Barangay” sa Daet City.

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