WATCH: Video of BBM Sara Rally Tacloban viral on YouTube, Twitter, Reddit: Due to the heavy rains caused by Tropical Storm “Agaton”, thousands of people who came from different areas in Samar and Leyte and took part in the BBM-Sara UniTeam Rally at Tacloban City, Grandstand, on Saturday, April 9 April attended, left. Carigara, Leyte Mayor Eduardo Ong Sr. and Vice Mayor Eduardo Ong Jr. mobilized at least 10 vehicles to help transport passengers home. Deputy Mayor Edwin Jomadiao, who comes from Alangalang, Leyte, also provided food for the stranded participants in front of their house by ferry. Vice President supporters named Leni Robredo also came to help some BBM Sara supporters who stayed until midnight. Follow more update on Mazic.co
BBM Sara Rally Tacloban
“Help regardless of skin color. All credits go to the volunteers!” wrote Robredo People’s Council (RPC)-Leyte volunteer El Jan Pongos on Facebook. The Tacloban City Police Department said over 150,000 people attended the venue to support Ferdinand “Bongbong” Marcos Jr.’s presidential bid. Individuals went to the venue as early as 06:00.
Despite inclement weather from Tropical Storm Agaton, supporters arrived at the venue on Saturday morning, hours before the event was scheduled to begin at 7pm. Marcos Jr., thought to be a provincial son with his mother’s Leyte roots, was greeted warmly by the Kababayans in a sea of light, and they shouted, “BBM!BBM!” and “Panalo ka na!”
BBM Sara Rally Tacloban video
The ex-senator and presidential candidate gave his speech in the rain, wearing a jacket and hat. He nailed his campaign message of “national unity” again when he expressed his gratitude to the Taclobanons for their continued support over the years. At the time of the rally, supporters also raised Filipino flags of various sizes to celebrate “Araw ng Kagitingan,” or the Day of Valor.
Singers Beverly Salviejo, Dulce and Renz Verano also performed on stage, as did actress and singer Toni Gonzaga, who sang the tandem’s campaign song “Umagang Kay Ganda.” Teen performers also danced to the tune of Bamboo’s “Noypi.” Marcos Jr. said he had tears in his eyes while singing the national anthem.
He said: “I cried a little bit. Only now have I heard the national anthem sung by so many people. It reminds us how much we love our country, the Philippines and all Filipinos.” At the end of his speech, he was presented with the Philippine flag, which he raised to the crowd amid fireworks.