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A movement is started in response to PBBM’s call for unity
To pay attention to President Ferdinand, a group of lawmakers on Wednesday formally established the Kilusan ng Nagkakaisang Pilipino (KNP) movement “Bongbong” Marcos Jr.’s appeal for cooperation, rejection of divisive politics, and acting as a unifying force in order to realize the government’s development objectives.
Rida Robes of San Jose del Monte, Divina Grace Yu of Zamboanga del Sur, Luisa Lloren Cuaresma of Nueva Vizcaya, and Rida Robes of Leyte At a low-key ceremony held at the Marquee Tent, Edsa Shangri-La Hotel, Richard Gomez, Surigao del Sur Rep. Johnny Pimentel, Navotas Rep. Toby Tiangco, and Nueva Ecija Rep. Rosanna “Ria” Vergara gathered and introduced the socio-civic movement that seeks to reach out to all facets of society all the way down to the grassroots level.
Robes expressed optimism for the group’s success “inclusive and committed to building a better Philippines as a whole.
To po is tugon sa panawagan ng pangulo — at pagalingin ang malalim na hidwaan ng pagkakawatak-watak ang magbuo ng isang kilusan…
The Kilusan ng Nagkakaisang Pilipino is a movement, group, association, and confluence of all Filipinos who love their country and aspire to a better life.
She said that this is just the first step in a larger plan to grow the 200-member group.
“We reached 200 today. In the next days, 20,000, 200,000, 2 million, 20 (million), and beyond, there will be 2,000 next month. Growth is exponential up until we achieve our goal of a completely united country, “She spoke.
The group, according to her, also sees a transformational and transformed government.
“We are here to declare our steadfast and complete support for President Ferdinand Marcos Jr. in his call for all Filipinos, regardless of political conviction, religion, motivations, or creed, to work together for a better Philippines, “Added she.
The keynote speaker, Benhur Abalos, secretary of the Department of Interior and Local Government, claimed that Marcos Jr. was categorical about the movement’s founding and that “we are here to rebuild a home divided…to make it strong again in bayanihan fashion.”
“We have united in response to the President’s resounding call for unity. KNP is swiftly established to legitimize that movement and establish (our) platform for concerted, inclusive, and coordinated action in support of the country’s economic and sustainable development, according to Abalos.
Former Senate President Vicente “Tito” Sotto III, Mayor of Mandaluyong Benjamin Abalos, five governors, several senators, mayors of cities and towns, and representatives from a number of civic organizations were also present. They all participated in the signing of the KNP Pledge.
“This movement respects no political distinctions. Alfredo “Albee” Benitez, the mayor of Bacolod City and a convenor of the KNP, remarked that everyone who cares about the welfare of the Filipino people is welcome, especially those who are dedicated to supporting President Marcos’s formula of unity in accomplishing what is best for this nation.