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With junking of ballot protest, Robredo says ‘reality prevailed in the long run’

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Christian Deiparine (Philstar.com) – February 16, 2021 – 8:19pm

MANILA, Philippines — Vice President Leni Robredo and her employees lastly heave a sigh of reduction years after the Supreme Courtroom solidified her win within the 2016 race, together with her urging the nation to “put this ranchor behind” and deal with the work amid a pandemic.

The presidential electoral tribunal unanimously junked the electoral protest filed by ex-senator Ferdinand “Bongbong” Marcos Jr., who had insisted for years even after information of the ruling broke out, that the 2016 polls have been marred by fraud regardless of no concrete proof thus far.

Talking at a press convention Tuesday night, Robredo touted the PET’s affirmation of her victory, thanking the tribunal for his or her “equity and resolve.”

“Halos limang taon na ‘yung nakalipas, [pero] ngayong araw nanaig ‘yung katotohanan,” she mentioned. “Naniwala tayo sa katotohanan ng ating pagkahalal, naniwala tayo sa proseso, sa integridad ng mga mahistrado.”

(Virtually 5 years have handed however at the moment the reality prevailed. We believed within the accuracy of our being elected, we consider within the course of and within the integrity of the magistrates.)

Earlier than the end result of the final vice presidential race, Marcos had sought to nullify the elections within the provinces of Lanao del Sur, Basilan and Maguindanao, together with recounts that turned extra in favor of Robredo together with her lead growing.

The years-long ballot protest by the son of the late dictator who was his namesake would additionally see the involvement of Solicitor Basic Jose Calida. The federal government’s high lawyer additionally searched for Affiliate Justice Marvic Leonen to inhibit from dealing with the case, solely to be rebuked by the excessive court docket.

With election-related points cleared, Robredo mentioned extra consideration needs to be paid to the numerous affected by the continued well being disaster, which has contaminated greater than 552,000 and killed over 11,500 at current.

“Marami tayong kahirapang pinagdadaanan…isantabi muna natin ‘yung sama ng loob, ‘yung mga hindi pagkakaintindihan [at] ‘yung away kasi maraming umaasa sa atin,” the nation’s No. 2 mentioned, whose workplace had led help and had been advised by the president to “not compete with me.”

(We face so many difficulties proper now. Allow us to put aside our grievances, our variations and our fights as a result of many are counting on us.)

Earlier, Marcos’ camp mentioned that the protest continues to be on, however the court docket got here down clear that your complete petition had been dismissed. Even Salvador Panelo, counsel to the president who had typically criticized Robredo, mentioned Marcos and his supporters ought to settle for the junking.

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