- Vice President Leni Robredo just shared a text from a book of Jillian, who is studying in the U.S. right now
- The VP said that there was a paragraph in the U.S. textbook, which indicated how Jesse Robredo proved that transparency and people participation in local governance eradicated corruption and mismanagement
- The text also underscored that good governance is an essential component of economic development
- The proud VP said that it reminded her about her husband's legacy, which is a good name and good governance, and that both are possible
VP Leni Robredo took to Facebook to share a great moment that her daughter, Jillian experienced.
She narrated how Jillian sent her a copy of a text from her Development Economics textbook.
Robredo said that the text was too small but Jillian said that the text mentioned the late Jesse Robredo, where the author cited how Jesse locally governed Naga.
The author then stated key points for good governance.
"The text is too small but she was telling us that her Papa was mentioned in her Development Economics textbook. Essentially, the paragraph on him was how he proved that transparency and people participation in local governance eradicated corruption and mismanagement and that good governance is an essential component of economic development. The author of the book is Belgian Economist Gerard Roland."
Vice President Leni Robredo took to Twitter and congratulated U.S. President-elect Joe Biden and VP-elect Kamala Harris. VP Robredo said that the victory of Biden and Harris is an affirmation of the shared ideals, which the two nations have shared. She emphasized civil rights, democracy, inclusivity and faith, and stated that she prays for Biden and Harris' success. Biden widened the gap in terms of electoral votes after he won over Pennsylvania and Nevada.
Baguio City Mayor Benjamin Magalong stepped down as the country's contact tracing czar. This came after the Baguio mayor came under fire for attending a party of Tim Yap in the city. The party was also attended by many other celebrities and photos and videos from the party went viral. VP Leni Robredo said that if all officials would show the same strong sense of accountability, the respect of the people in the institution will be boosted.
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