As the 2022 races move closer, Sen. Manny Pacquiao was confirmed as the new leader of PDP-Laban, the ideological group of President Rodrigo Duterte. The oathtaking function occurred Wednesday night, with House Speaker Lord Allan Velasco additionally making his vow as the gathering’s new chief president.
Fighter turned-congressperson Pacquiao replaced Sen. Aquilino “Koko” Pimentel III, who will presently Executive Vice Chairman. Ron Munsayac, PDP-Laban chief, said in a Viber message that Congressperson Koko Pimentel has given the viable everyday initiative of the Party to one with new thoughts and one who has the opportunity, energy, and strength to set up the Party for the 2022 public and nearby races.
He added that, Koko Pimentel is presently Executive Vice Chairman of the Party and will work intimately with Chairman President Duterte, National President Senator Manny Pacquiao, and Executive Vice Presidential Speaker Lord Velasco.
Pacquiao’s name is among those being skimmed as a potential competitor in the 2022 official decisions. Back in June this year, Bob Arum, Pacquiao’s previous advertiser, said he wouldn’t be astounded if the fighter turned-representative would run for the administration in 2022.
Arum said, that Manny did a call with him and he said that he is going to run in 2022 and Manny want him there in his inauguration when he won. In any case, Pacquiao denied that he talked with Bob Arum about any plans for running Presidency candidacy. Indeed, Arum figures Pacquiao could become a leader of the nation.
Yet, for the time being, Pacquiao stays dynamic in his boxing profession with no expectation of hanging up his gloves presently particularly subsequent to falling off a vintage execution in a success over Keith Thurman to win the WBA (Super) welterweight title.
Pacquiao additionally has a big preparation for his next battle with Terence Crawford and Errol Spence the other two victors in the 147-pound division among his potential rivalry.