During the Final Campaign push held at Luneta Mayor Rodrigo Duterte said
"Kahit hindi siya sa akin, suportahan ninyo si Pacman," he said after endorsing senatorial and partylist candidates, including One Patriotic Coalition of Marginalized Nationals (1-Pacman), which led to his Pacquiao endorsement.
Pointing out they were both from Mindanao, Duterte added that they had also been friends for some time. "Magkasama kami sa sakripisyo at kaligayahan," he said.
"Even if he is with VP Binay, I'd still like to pitch for him. Huwag ninyo siyang kalimutan," Duterte added.