By Neil Arwin Mercado | Inquirer.net
MANILA, Philippines — Kingdom of Jesus Christ founder Pastor Apollo Quiboloy endorsed on Tuesday the pridential and vice presidential bod, respectively, of former senator Ferdinand “Bongbong” Marcos Jr. and Davao City Mayor Sara Duterte -Carpio.
Quiboloy made the remark as he prayed over Duterte-Carpio during the send-off ceremony for the “Mahalin Natin Ang Pilipinas Ride” national caravan from Davao City to to Ilocos Norte.
The send-off was done at the compound of Quiboloy’s church in Davao City.
“Marami ang nagtatanong kung ano ang susuportahan ng Kingdom of Jesus Christ. Sabi ko, maghintay tayo sa tamang panahon. At ngayon na ang panahon para lahat sa inyo ang aning suporta. 100 percent ako ay sumusuporta sa UniTeam,” Quiboloy said, referring to the Marcos-Duterte-Carpio tandem.
(A lot of people are asking which candidates the Kingdom of Jesus Christ will support. I said, let’s wait for the right time. Now is the time for to support the UniTeam.)
“Sinasabi ko na sa inyo, itong team na ito will have a landslide win sa darating na eleksyon. Ako ay nananalangin na tayong lahat ay sumama sa UniTeam,” he added.
(I am telling you, this team will score a landslide victory in the coming elections. I am praying that we all join the UniTeam.)
Quiboloy, who was recently indicted in the United States for sex–trafficking charges, is a close ally of the Duterte family.
Quiboloy is the spiritual adviser of President Rodrigo Duterte.
According to Atty. Vic Rodriguez, the spokesperson of Marcos Jr., the tandem will hold its proclamation rally at the Philippine Arena in Bocaue, Bulacan on February 8—the official start of the campaign period for national candidates.