Vice President Leni Robredo has urged her party mates from the Liberal Party to return to their roots as they begin rebuilding the group following the May 2016 elections.
During the party’s National Executive Council assembly Thursday (August 10), Robredo suggested her party mates to get previous by means of the setbacks skilled by the party prior to now 12 months, such as the drastic discount in its membership.
“[S]iguro iyong araw na ito, tapos na iyong pahinga, ‘di ba? Parang nagpahinga tayo ng isang taon, pinagbigyan natin, transition. [Pero] ito, it’s time to work. It’s time to rebuild the party,” she stated.
As the very best elected official belonging to the LP, Robredo formally assumed chairmanship of the party on the assembly.
Despite being one of many newer members of LP, Robredo stated a evaluate of the party would present that it’s made “for times such as this.”
“[I]yong shared aspirations natin—iyong shared values, iyong shared dreams—iyon iyong pag-uumpisahan natin. At iyon iyong magbibigay ng saysay dito, iyong common history din nating lahat. Iyon iyong magbibigay ng inspirasyon,” she said-.
Despite shedding within the 2016 Presidential elections, and a consequent discount within the party’s membership, Robredo stated the battle just isn’t but misplaced for LP.
“Iyong ating pinagdaanan over the last elections, iyon din iyong pakiramdam ko. Hindi naman tayo natalo. Hindi naman tayo natalo kasi iyong laban natin, talagang laban na taas-noo nating ginawa,” she stated.