Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte said his decision to accept the VP nomination was driven by love of country, and because he wants to see ‘continuity’ in his efforts. Photo: Reuters
Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte said his decision to accept the VP nomination was driven by love of country, and because he wants to see ‘continuity’ in his efforts. Photo: Reuters

Rodrigo Duterte accepts nomination to run as vice-president in 2022 Philippine election

  • The president is barred from running for another term, and rivals have criticised his plan as an attempt to keep his grip on power
  • Panfilo Lacson was the first to declare his candidacy but he trails behind Sara Duterte-Carpio, while Ferdinand ‘Bongbong’ Marcos Jnr is eyeing a post

Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte said his decision to accept the VP nomination was driven by love of country, and because he wants to see ‘continuity’ in his efforts. Photo: Reuters
Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte said his decision to accept the VP nomination was driven by love of country, and because he wants to see ‘continuity’ in his efforts. Photo: Reuters
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