The hashtag #LeniWalangAatrasan” became the country’s top trending topic on Twitter as netizens were impressed by Vice President Leni Robredo’s showing during DZRH radio’s “Bakit Ikaw?” presidential interview.
“#LeniWalangAatrasan” trended on Twitter as the No. 1 topic in the Philippines as of Thursday morning with more than 66,000 tweets.
“Leni entered the tiger’s den this afternoon.
They forgot she’s a Lioness,” said user @dclnviv_.
“This is the most straightforward Leni interview so far. She’s killing it left and right,” said user @jeclemente1.
“She’s very detailed and has Consistent answers to all the questions thrown at her!” tweeted @JFabGeek.
“The DZRH interview is live. VP Leni is getting better and better in forums and interviews after stints with Boy Abunda, Jessica Soho,” @DeusXMachina14 said.
During the course of the interview, actor Jake Ejercito said he successfully converted three people to switch allegiance to Robredo.
During Robredo’s DZBB interview, some netizens shared that some of their relatives have shifted allegiance from other candidates to Robredo after presenting her clear and concrete plans for the country.
The camp of Robredo meanwhile said it is looking forward to an online and a traditional launch of her campaign.
Ibarra Gutierrez, Robredo’s spokesperson, said they are now preparing for at least two possible scenarios once the official campaign for aspirants for national elective posts starts on Feb. 8 and ends on May 7.
He said they are preparing for the conduct of political meetings, rallies or other similar activities online, and/or hybrid political campaign, including limited face-to-face rallies and meetings, wherein the public could participate online.
He said they are ready to comply with the guidelines and adjustments of the Commission on Elections and Inter-Agency Task Force on Emerging Infectious Diseases to help prevent the spread of COVID-19. With Rio N. Araja