Sen. Allan Cayetano cencedes to Robredo


Sen. Alan Peter Cayetano has conceded to leading vice presidential candidate Camarines Sur Rep. Leni Robredo.

Later this morning a press conference held by Allan Cayetano. He said that Leni Robredo aleady won the majority of the votes tallied. 

“It is often said that the voice of the people is the voice of God. In this regard, I humbly concede my vice presidential bid to Rep. Leni Robredo, who, by all accounts and with 96% of the votes already tallied, is our country's presumptive Vice President-elect. Rep. Leni is not only leading the race, she has clearly won it,” Cayetano said.

Cayetano said that while losing an election hurts, nothing is more painful than the sight of a divided country. 

In addition he said, “Thus, I call on all the other candidates to respect the people's will and rally behind presumptive President-elect Rodrigo "Rody" Duterte and his presumptive Vice President-elect Leni Robredo. Let us begin the journey toward healing and unification,” 

In GMA report, Allan Cayetano is confident that Robredo will surely respect and value the people's will by giving her full support to the country's new President Rodrigo Duterte and his vision to end the disorder in the people's lives and introduce real change to our country.


“I call on the people to rally behind our newly elected leaders. It is in this crucial hour that our voice is needed the most. Let us work together and let the process of real change begin,” he said. 

Based on COMELEC result partial and unofficial tally,  Robredo has 13,973,756 votes while her opponent Sen. Ferdinand Marcos Jr. got 13,760,369, as of 10:45 a.m. May 23, 2016.

On the oher hand, Allan Cayetano got 5,657,300 votes. 

Also the other vice president candidate Senators Francis Escudero and Antonio Trillanes IV have already conceded.

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