THE presidential and vice presidential bids of former Sen. Ferdinand “Bongbong” Marcos Jr. and Lakas-CMD Chair Davao City Mayor Sara Duterte respectively, and its allied Tingog party-list have gathered more solid support as one of the country’s largest fraternities has endorsed them.
The Scouts Royale Brotherhood International Service Fraternity and Sorority, Inc. (SRB), through its national and international officers, has unanimously thrown its support behind Marcos and Duterte, adding to the long list of groups and organizations that have gravitated toward the UniTeam tandem.
SRB also endorsed the election of TINGOG party-list to the House of Representatives.
“SRB is convinced that TINGOG Partylist’a thrust of championing regional development is critical in charting a productive future as the Philippines reels from the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic. The countryside progress that TINGOG Partylist aspires for is consistent to SRB’s vision of molding individuals who aspire to work in brotherhood for the betterment of society,” SRB said..
“Through TINGOG Partylist’s representation in Congress, Filipinos are encouraged to join hands in building a stronger nation with the end-goal of improving the living conditions of our countrymen. In supporting TINGOG Partylist, SRB is convinced Its nominees namely, YEDDA MARIE ROMUALDEZ, JUDE ACIDRE and KARLA ESTRADA are true public servants and genuinely a man and woman for the people, will look after the welfare of every Filipino and take to heart each and everyone’s plight to achieve political stability and economic growth,” it added.
House Majority Leader and Lakas-CMD President Martin G. Romualdez welcomed SRB’s endorsement of the tandem, which came as Marcos and Duterte continue to maintain their overwhelming leads over their rivals in the campaign, just two months before the presidential elections.
“We welcome the support. We are glad that more and more groups and organizations such as the SRB are hearing the messages of hope, economic recovery and development of the BBM-SARA tandem, and are heeding its call for unity,”Romualdez said.
The SRB made its official endorsement of Marcos and Duterte through the Manifesto of Unity and Support that its officers signed and issued on behalf of the group, a copy of which was given to Romualdez, who represented the UniTeam tandem, by SRB Chairman Emmanuel Sipin.
In supporting the BBM-Sara tandem, the SRB acknowledged that the presidential and vice presidential candidates’ “crusade” to unite the country was significant in charting a productive future for the country as it suffers from the effects of the COVID-19.
The group also said that the call for unity of Marcos and Duterte augurs with the vision of the SRB, which is to mold individuals “who aspire to work in brotherhood for the betterment of society.”
Romualdez assured the SRB that Marcos, who had served as governor, congressman and senator, has sterling training, qualities and accomplishments and is more than ready to lead the country to unprecedented growth and glory.
He said the country is assured of recovery, with Filipinos having better lives under the BBM-Sara tandem.