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CALBAYOG CITY, SAMAR – The government has no intention of engaging in poll fraud and would instead ensure the May 9 elections would reflect the true will of people, President Aquino declared on Monday.
The President made a firm commitment of clean and credible elections as he bade farewell to the people of Samar during a visit on Monday afternoon.
“Biro nga raw sa Pilipinas, dalawa lang ang kandidato. ‘Yung nananalo at ‘yung nadaya ‘di ba. Ako ho ni minsan sa buhay ko, hindi ako nandaya para sa sarili ko. Wala akong balak na papayagan kong mandaya dito,” Aquino told the audience gathered at the packed Calbayog sports complex here.
“Obligasyon kong manigurado na ‘yung gusto ng taong bayan, ‘yun ang umiral pagdating ng ika-siyam ng Mayo [It is my obligation to make sure that the will of the people will prevail in the May 9 polls,” added Aquino.