Eyebrows raised at Bryan Revilla’s comment that Agimat candidates have resigned

Bryan Revilla, an elected congressman representing the Agimat party list, is seen in a photo posted on his Facebook page on May 10, 2022. (Bryan Revilla / released)

The actor’s eyebrows were raised Bryan Revillaa candidate on the party list, claimed his partner agimat the candidates left their positions before the proclamation of the Electoral Commission.

revillaThe eldest son of MP Lani Revilla (Cavite, Second District) and Senator Bong Revilla, was spotted at the proclamation ceremony of the party lists that won the May elections on Thursday 25 May.

On Thursday, Comelec issued certificates of proclamation to 55 groups of party lists whose candidates will soon sit as legislators in the House of Representatives.

Revilla, the fifth candidate on the Agimat list, later said it was after the election that his fellow candidates are gone.

“Bale fifth candidate po ako na lumalabas diyan eh, then everything was closed before …” he said, confirming that he had just risen in rank following the alleged resignations of their candidates.

Describing his group, whose members and candidates hail from local political dynasties, Bryan said Agimat aims to help Filipinos, restore jobs and livelihoods lost during the COVID-19 pandemic, and address minimum wage concerns. .

Past news, however, reported him as the top candidate on the party’s list.

His recent comments raised some eyebrows on local Twitter.

“5th candidate shovel (siya) eh halos all ads of the campaign silang mag-ama ‘yung nakadisplay”, a Filipino commented.

“Hindi pa shovel to the first candidate, eh mukha niya lang nakalagay sa pubmats”, another Twitter users observed.

“He is the fifth candidate for tapos nag-resign daw ‘yung 1st 4 after the election. HOW CONVENIENT, ”a different online users wrote with a clown emoji.

Candidates on the party lists can only withdraw until November 15, 2021, according to the interim spokesperson for Comelec Rex Laudiangco.

Substitutions from November 16, 2021 to May 9, 2022, election day, will only be accepted in the event of the candidate’s death and / or incapacity.

A look at Agimat’s Facebook page reveals that he recognized Bryan as his “first candidate” before the election.

On May 1st he presented a meet and greet on the party list who had a tarp with his and his father’s faces on.

Bryan will be accompanied by his father Bong, who sits in the Senate, and his mother, who will sit with him in the House of Representatives.

He will also be accompanied by his brother Jolowhich won the congressional seat for the first Cavite district.

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