Manila Mayor Isko Moreno and Doc Willing Ong
By Amado Inigo
MANILA — It’s official.
Manila Mayor Isko Moreno has on Monday made his intention to shoot for the country’s highest elective post official as he filed his certificate of candidacy for president in the 2022 elections as did his running-mate in Doc Willie Ong.
Moreno, a.k.a. Yormi or Yorme, was accompanied by wife Diana Lynn Ditan.
A senatorial has-been in the 2016 national elections, Doc Willie Ong tried to cash in on his 16 million followers on Facebook this time around.
Many questioned the 46-year-old mayor of the country’s capital city for his choice of running-mate but Moreno explained Ong has ample expertise in the medical field and his desire to improve healthcare for Filipinos.
As such, Moreno said Ong is a very good choice as he already has the factors in him that will help the country address COVID-19 problem and revive the economy.
For his part, Moreno has the huge turnaround of the City of Man from decadence as a showcase for his candidacy. (AI/MTVN)