HIGHLIGHT: Davao City Mayor and Partido Demokratiko Pilipino-Lakas ng Bayan (PDP-LABAN) standard bearer, Rody Duterte gets nod from the mayor of the second most vote-rich town in Rizal.
Cainta Mayor Kit Nieto welcomed presidentiable Rody Duterte in a sortie in his town.
Mayor Nieto told Duterte, “
(Mayor we receive many candidates here but if we ask you to speak in the lobby, we will listen to you. If we let you speak in the flag pole, we will listen to you and think about it, but if there is a candidate I myself have made the stage for, we will vote for you)."
The rally happened on Tuesday at the municipal hall. The peculiar thing with Cainta mayor's endorsement of Duterte- they belong to different parties. Nieto, a re-electionist this May, is a Nationalist People's Coalition Member which earlier announced support for presidential candidate Grace Poe.
Nieto was asked by reporters if the endorsement was official, he said, “Yes I am, I’ve been supporting him since day one.”
He also urged his constituents to support his choice for president, “
Duterte has recently topped the Social Weather Stations survey, first time he was able to get pass Poe.