Nine of the ten 2022 presidential candidates attended the second presidential debate organized by the Commission on Elections at Sofitel Philippine Plaza Manila on Sunday.
For this debate, the 2022 presidential hopefuls are discussing foreign relations, government accountability, and safety and security.
It is hosted by award-winning broadcast journalist Ces Oreña-Drilon.
To mark their attendance, some of the bets took to social media to update the public about the event while others had supporters sharing moments before the debates.
The former spokesperson of President Rodrigo Duterte shared a photo of him and his team praying backstage before the start of the event.
Abella is also a former evangelical pastor.
Isko Moreno Domagoso
The Manila mayor shared pictures of him arriving at the venue and said that he was about to face the Filipino people acting as the “HR Department” of the second Comelec-sponsored debates.
Leody De Guzman
The labor leader shared photos of him being accompanied by his wife as he attends the second presidential debate of the poll body.
“Salamat sa suporta Ne, aking Darling,” he tweeted.
Salamat sa suporta Ne, aking Darling pic.twitter.com/EByGTH9mm7
— Ka Leody de Guzman (@LeodyManggagawa) April 3, 2022
Supporters of the former defense secretary shared pictures where Gonzales is being interviewed by reporters before entering the venue.
The senator shared pictures of him before entering the venue with the caption: “Ngiting #gwaPING!”
A Facebook page supporting the businessman’s candidacy reshared a video of him being interviewed prior to the debate.
Aika, one of the vice president’s daughters, shared pictures of her and her sister Tricia at the backstage.
“Back to being @lenirobredo’s cheerleaders today,” she tweeted, tagging the presidential bet’s account.
— Aika Robredo (@aikarobredo) April 3, 2022
Robredo, meanwhile, does not have any post about her attendance despite being present at the debate.
Physician and lawyer Jose Montemayor and Sen. Manny Pacquiao likewise did not post about their Comelec debate attendance.