Detained senator Leila de Lima on Friday filed her certificate of candidacy (COC) for reelection in the upcoming 2022
“I would have liked it very much to personally file my own Certificate of Candidacy for re-election as Senator of the Republic but, of course, my present situation prevents me from doing so,” De Lima said in a statement.
“Together with VP Leni [Robredo] and under her leadership, I and the other candidates of the Liberal Party and our allies, continue to represent the opposition in this country,” De Lima added.
“We present the people an alternative to the criminal government that now governs us in the most perverted sense, an alternative that should have been a continuity administration of peac
De Lima filed her COC through her representative and spokesperson, Atty. Dino de Leon, who arrived at the Harbor Garden Tent in Sofitel Hotel in Pasay City at around 10 a.m.