“I will not file my COC for President on Oct 8. And substitution is not an option, I cannot join a national political party because they are all my friends, I cannot pick one over the other. I want to remain wild and free.”
Davao City Mayor Sara Duterte on why she won’t run for president in 2022 and instead seek reelection as mayor.
Duterte-Carpio made the decision despite the loud calls of her supporters to vie for the government’s top post and continue the legacy of her father, President Rodrigo Duterte.