THE call for national unity of vice presidential candidate Sen. Ferdinand “Bongbong” Marcos Jr., and the relentless fight against corruption of his presidential teammate Sen. Miriam Defensor-Santiago have blended well with the youth.
Their combined advocacies as the core of their governance was brought on Saturday to Saint Louis University to the delight of some 4,000 students who jampacked the Prince Bernard Gymnasium.
Marcos announced that the intelligent choice for the presidency and the vice presidency has arrived as he thanked the students, faculty members and all those involved in organizing the event.
“Andito na sa harap ninyo ang intelligent choice. Dito lang kayo makakarinig ng tunay na solusyon sa mga problemang hinaharap at hindi lang panliligaw sa inyo kundi tunay na pagpapaganda sa buhay ng ating mga kababayan,” he said referring to their tandem.
He said that the first step towards progress is the unity of all the Filipinos, as he called on the youth to join him in his campaign for unity and cooperation.
For her part, Santiago said she and Marcos are running for “an honest and not a cosmetic change.”
She denounced the persistent corruption in the government and took a swipe at those who steal funds from the public coffers.
She expressed confidence with the students and the youth to chart the better future of the country.
“I can see the future in the horizon, and that future is in your hands,” she told the students.