Magsaysay is the one, says ‘Ser Chief’


TV actor Richard Yap and former Senator Ramon Magsaysay Jr. Photo by Ager

MANILA, Philippines — Barely a week before the midterm elections, popular TV actor  Richard Yap, more known as “Ser Chief” made a strong push for the candidacy of former Senator Ramon Magsaysay Jr., whom he  described as a person with “unquestionable integrity,”  “untainted background,”  and “track record”.

“As mature and wise voters, we all need to look much further than  personal interests. If we want this country to grow, if we love this country, we need to elect leaders who have the political will to do what needs to be done. It’s our responsibility as voters to put in government the people who can help our nation,” Yap said in a statement on Tuesday.

“Our country needs someone who has an unquestionable integrity, someone who has an untainted background, someone who has the track record to do the things that needs to be done. I believe that Senator Magsaysay Jr. possesses all these. Senator Magsaysay Jr. is the one,” he said.

Yap believes that Magsaysay can help the government implement much-needed reforms in our country, especially in education.

Magsaysay’s advocacies for the youth and on free education, he said, made him a “standout” among the candidates running for the Senate this election.

Yap said his support for the former senator was “voluntary and free.”

“It does not come with any monetary considerations. I don’t endorse anyone unless I believe in him. I don’t give out my services just to endorse people. It’s not the money,”  the actor added.

First posted May 7, 2013 | 10:15 am

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  • Mr Moonlight

    truly Ramon Magsaysay Jr is the only senatorial candidate MOST WORTHY to be in the senate, everyone else is less deserving dishonorably mentioned is Nancy Binay.
    We had enough of tito sotto lito lapid bong revilla honasan

    • sanjuan683

      Eh di iboto mo, basta ako ayoko sa matanda gusto lang niya magamit ang benefits tulad ng hospitalization at retirement pay. Nasa kabataan ang pag-asa ng bayan ano aasahan diyan kupas na dapat sa kanya magretire na tuluyan tulad ni Maceda. Ang daming walang trabaho yun dapat bigyan ng pagkakataon. Ano pabalik-balik pa sila? Huag naman sana gawin caregiver ang senate. Its time retire.

  • Hellomr

    Si jun magsaysay siya’y puedeng maging next president kapalit ni pnoy. Walang sinoman na puedeng mag question sa integridad niya…. Kaya ako hindi ko iboboto so binay sa 2016 presidential election…

    • sanjuan683

      heheheh Sorry ho eh matanda na iyan kaya hindi ko iboboto. Sabi ho kasi ng ating dakilang bayani na si Gat Jose Rizal nasa kabataan ang pag-asa ng bayan. Ano pa aasahan mo diyan gusto lang niya magamit ang mga benefits ng gobierno tulad ng hospitalization at retirement pay. Samantalang yun mga bayani ng world war II kakarampot ang mga biyaya. Anong klase ba gobierno ito kinalimutan na sila. Ang iboboto ko yun mga bata dahil may mga bright ideas sila at angkop sa kasalukuyang panahon. Hindi na dapat magsibalik yun mga na-elect na panahon na magretire na sila tulad ni Maceda pinagmamalaki experience saan sa panghuhurakot. Aba magaling siya dun.

  • Hellomr

    We believed on you Jun we voters will bring you back to the senate…

  • Cristina Panganib

    Who is a good father or leader? Jesus said: 1. Holy be your name- someone with integrity like Ramon Magsaysay 2. Give us this day our daily bread- someone who is hardworking or highly responsible or someone who is not self-serving like Ramon Magsaysay 3. Lead us not into temptation but deliver us from evil- someone with high moral values and lead us by good examples like Ramon Magsaysay
    Mag-ingat tayo sa pagboto. If we elect someone na alam natin kurakot o kaya bobo or both, it would be like giving him or her the license to loot our treasury or steal our future and the future of our children and our country. To let you know, very tiny Singapore and Hongkong have bigger economies than our country kasi our elected public officials are so kurakot, self-serving, so stupid and so deceitful. Ang pagboboto ay parang pag-aasawa- if we chose the wrong person, tapos na ang future ng mga anak natin.

  • Mikay Canoy

    i will vote 4 him

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