Presidential Spokesperson Harry Roque said Davao City Mayor Sara Duterte Carpio is the most qualified to run for president in the 2022 elections.
According to him, the daughter of President Rodrigo Duterte is the leading contender in the presidential elections next year although she’s discouraged to run the post.
“Sa tingin ko si Mayor Inday Sara siya ang pinaka-qualified, pinakahanda. As survey showed, kung tatakbo siya, siya talaga ang mananalo,” he said in an inteview.
The presidential spokesman noted that Sara Duterte is expected to make “the right decision at the right time.”
In the inauguration of the Metro Manila Skyway Stage 3 in Quezon City Thursday, the president himself said that his daughter was not running for the country’s highest position in the upcoming polls.
“My daughter, inuudyok man nila. Sabi ko, my daughter, is not running. I have told Inday not to run because naaawa ako sa dadaanan nya na dinaanan ko,” he said.
Meanwhile, based on the latest survey of Pulse Asia, 26 percent of the 2,400 respondents are in favor for Mayor Sara Duterte to run the presidential seat.
The incumbent Davao City Mayor earned majority preference from Mindanao (58%), Visayas (29%), Metro Manila (16%), and the rest of Luzon (12%).
Followed by next choices; former Sen. Ferdinand “Bongbong” Marcos Jr. and Sen. Grace Poe.
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