- Pasig Mayor Vico Sotto was advocating for change and for taking steps, little as they may be, in fighting corruption
- One Twitter user told Mayor Vico that even before he was born, corruption has already been a problem of the country
- The good mayor responded in a very educated and on point manner without batting an eyelash
- He told the user that even he was not born yet because corruption is a problem ingrained in society for hundreds of years but if people try, it can happen, even if little by little
Pasig Mayor Vico Sotto advocates for change and while he recognizes that eradicating corruption would not happen overnight, he believes that when people fight it, change can happen, albeit little by little.
One Twitter user told the mayor:
"Di ka pinanganak iho, iyan na ang problema sa Pilipinas."
Mayor Vico then replied:
"Pati naman po kayo, di pa o kayo pinapanganak, iyan na ang problema sa Pilipinas.
Our problems have been ingrained in our government and culture for hundreds of years.
Ngunit ung lalabanan natin, darating ang pagbabago, kahit paunti-unti."
Many netizens lauded the mayor's response.
"Yes, we cannot completely and totally eradicate corruption in the Philippines, but we can slowly reduce or decrease corruption with good, honest, sincere, competent, and determined public leaders, like Mayor SOTTO."
"Good job , Mayor Vico, pls continue your advocacy to eradicate corruption in the govt. we will always ready to support you. Keep safe."
"There is hope pag ganitong klaseng tao at leader mamuno satin. He is a perfect example of what an influencer should be. His actions and words say it all. Stay grounded and God bless you, Vico Sotto."
Victor Ma. Regis "Vico" Nubla Sotto is a Filipino politician. He is serving as the 20th and incumbent mayor of Pasig, Metro Manila. He first entered politics in 2016. He won the election as an independent and gained a seat in the city council.
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Pasig City Mayor Vico Sotto’s leadership has once again achieved another milestone. Sotto has recently been named as one of the 12 International Anticorruption Champions. The said recognition was awarded by the US Department of State under the Biden Administration. The young Pasig City chief is the only Filipino among the awardees recognized for their tireless work to combat corruption.
Coney Reyes shared how proud she is of her son, Mayor Vico Sotto, for his recent recognition. Mayor Vico has become the People's Choice Awardee of the People Asia magazine's annual list of People of the Year. The veteran actress then took to social media to congratulate and laud the Pasig City mayor.
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