- Edu Manzano took to Twitter and expressed his amazement on the bravery that VP Leni Robredo showed
- She traveled at night via boat to reach the Island of Basilan
- According to Edu, he has traveled to Basilan several times but never at night
- VP Leni recently held the people's rally on the island, she being the third presidential candidate to campaign on the said island
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Edu Manzano took to Twitter and expressed awe on the bravery of VP Leni Robredo who traveled to Basilan via boat at nighttime to attend the people's rally.
The actor revealed that he has also traveled to the island several times but he never did it at nighttime.
"I’ve traveled by boat to Basilan a number of times but NEVER at night!! Tapang!!!"
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Basilan is perceived as a dangerous place since it is a place where there are many insurgencies.
VP Leni is the third presidential candidate who was brave enough to visit the island and campaign there. The last presidential candidate who came to the island for a visit was in 1992.
In Rappler's report, Basilan Representative Mujiv Hataman has warned Moros about allowing the return of the Marcoses to Malacañang, recalling the deaths of many Moros during the term of his father, Ferdinand Marcos.
VP Leni Robredo is the incumbent vice president of the Philippines. She is a human rights lawyer. Her husband was the late DILG Secretary Jesse Robredo. They have three daughters, namely, Aika, Patricia, and Jillian.
A video clip of VP Leni Robredo in one of her recent mini-rallies has gone viral. The clip was shared by a Twitter user, and what tickled many netizens was when VP Leni read one of the placards. It was asking the presidential aspirant if her youngest daughter, Jillian, is single. VP made a witty reply and netizens clearly enjoyed the manner by which she responded to the one asking.
Photos of the Gensan rally of VP Leni Robredo, Sen. Kiko Pangilinan, and Tropang Angat have gone viral. A bright rainbow can be seen appearing in the skies of General Santos City. Netizens were ecstatic about its appearance, recalling that a rainbow also appeared during the grand rally of VP Leni in Bacolod, Negros Occidental. An old post of VP Leni in 2016 was likewise posted online, noting how she asked for a sign whether what she's doing is correct, a day after she accepted the call to run for vice president.