“They agreed on seeing President Aquino to personally explain the wisdom behind the revived efforts to push Charter change aimed at hastening economic and social development in the country,” said Gonzales who was present during the meeting.
“Political matters were not included, the initiative is purely on economic provisions,” he added.
While Cha-cha is purely a legislative affair, Gonzales admitted the importance of securing the support of the President.
“We really need to get the President on board,” he stressed.
Gonzales said Enrile and Belmonte must convince Aquino about their proposed amendments otherwise they should forget about the move..... MORE
Source: The Daily Tribune