- Written by Fernan J. Angeles and Angie M. Rosales
- Tuesday, 03 July 2012
LP leaders welcomed the entry of the presidential cousin, but claimed that he would have to undergo the “process” even when it is fairly evident his inclusion in the LP Senate slate appears to be a done deal, with Aquino himself giving his cousin his blessings to run for a Senate seat and with Bam Aquino saying he is already in the shorlist.
Amid these reports, however, the presidential spokesman, Edwin Lacierda, in a Palace press briefing chose not to give a categorial comment on the administration party fielding Aquino’s namesake and look-alike of slain Sen. Ninoy Aquino.
Paulo Benigno Aquino IV, known as Bam is the son of the President’s uncle, Paul Aquino. He was a former chairman of the National Youth Commission before he went on an advocacy compelling Filipinos to become entrepreneurs..... MORE
Source: The Daily Tribune