Ka Leody to KBP: ‘Thank you for giving this union leader a platform’

Partido presidential aspirant Lakas ng Masa waits his turn to respond in the Kapisanan ng mga Brodkaster ng Pilipinas (KBP) forum on February 4, 2022. Photo courtesy of Leody De Guzman’s Twitter account.

MANILA — Partido presidential aspirant Lakas ng Masa Leody De Guzman on Friday thanked the Kapisanan ng mga Brodkaster ng Pilipinas (KBP) for giving him a platform.

In a video message, De Guzman said he was grateful for the opportunity to present his plans for the Philippines, especially since he did not have enough funds to mount a national campaign.

“I love kong magpasalamat at KBP dahil during the opening of the presidential forum. Malaking bagay ito sa katulad ko na wala namang pondo na malaki para gamitin sa eleksyon,” he told ABS-CBN News.

(I want to thank KBP for inviting me to participate in this presidential forum. This is a big deal for someone like me who doesn’t have enough funds to use in the election.)

De Guzman also thanked those who linked up with his campaign, noting that there is a worker like them running for president.

He was among the hot topics on social media along with Vice President Leni Robredo, who addressed uneven internet during the forum, and the late dictator’s son, Bongbong Marcos, who skipped the event.

“Natutuwa ako sa naging diskusyon dahil nabigyan ako ng pagkakataon na ipaabot ko ‘yung aking plataporma sa ating mga kababayan and ipaalam na mayroong union leader na kumakandidato ngayon sa pagka-pangulo para sa 2022,” he said.

(I am happy with the discussion because I had the opportunity to spread my platform to our citizens and let them know that there is a labor leader who is now running for president in 2022.

“Manganda naman ‘yung naging diskusyon and napaka-fair ng tanong and mga oras na binibigay sa bawat isa kaya maganda ako’y natutuwa roon with naging resulta. à ekonomiya sa ating bansa.”

(The discussion was good and the questions and time allotted to each were very fair, so I was very happy with the outcome. I am grateful to everyone connected with my platform for political and economic change in our country. )