Duterte reminds Pinoys of power of the ballot as PH commemorates EDSA revolution

ABS-CBN News

Posted at Feb 25 2019 12:22 AM

MANILA - President Rodrigo Duterte reminded Filipinos of the power of their votes as the country commemorates the 33rd anniversary of the People Power Revolution.

In his message, Duterte reminded how the revolution restored the Filipinos' power to chart its future through an election.

"As the entire nation prepares for the upcoming midterm elections this May, let us always remember how this historic revolution restored our power to collectively chart our future through the ballot," he said.

"May we all have a profound sense of appreciation and understanding of what we lost and what we reclaimed," Duterte added.

Duterte also expressed hope the occasion will inspire people, especially the younger generation, "to deeply value the freedom and liberty that we won in EDSA."