- Former DILG Secretary Rafael Alunan III took to Facebook and explained the number of people that can gather at the Diosdado Macapagal Avenue
- According to Alunan, the Macapagal Ave. is an 8-lane road, 35 meters wide and stretches for five kilometers
- Doing the math, he then said that the equivalent area of the said road would be at 175,000 sqm
- He then explained that if one assumes an average of three person per one square meter, the total maximum attendance would be at 525,000 excluding the peripherals and tributaries
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Former Interior and Local Government Secretary Rafael Alunan III explained the number of people that could possibly be at the Diosdado Macapagal Ave.
He explained that the entire stretch of the Macapagal Ave. is at five kilometers and 35 meters wide. The road also covers eight lanes.
The entire area of the Macapagal Ave. would be at 175,000.
Alunan said that if one square meter can accommodate three persons, then that would mean that the maximum number of people that could possibly occupy the Macapagal Ave. would be at 525,000.
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"The 8-lane Diosdado Macapagal Ave., is 35 meters wide and five kilometers long, or the equivalent of 175,000 sqm.
Assuming an average of 3 persons per sqm (excluding the peripheral areas and connecting streets), the total max attendance yesterday for Leni along the whole stretch would have been 525,000.
How many more people would you say spilled over to the peripheries and tributaries - 50,000?, 100,000?, 150,000?
One thing for sure, the crowd was mammoth, thanks to the organizers, volunteer groups and supporters. Take a bow everyone!
Continue the door-to-door, house-to-house, block-by-block, text-to-text, phone-to-phone, video-to-video campaign. Stay the course. Don't let up until it's time to stop 2 weeks from now."
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. VP Leni is currently running for the highest office of the land in the May 2022 national elections.
The crowd estimate of the Pasay grand rally of VP Leni Robredo in celebration of her birthday was at 412,000 as of 7:30 p.m. Kakampinks gathered at the Diosdado Macapagal Ave. and drone shots of the venue showed the massive crowd that has gathered. On the morning of April 23, people started to gather in the area. There were three stages that were set up along the wide road, and the whole event was star-studded.
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