Leni Robredo admits that she had a hard time obtaining the P8 M deposit but managed to get personal loans to complete it as required by the Supreme Court. She is envious of Bongbong Marcos who was able to collect the P36 M required at an instant from generous friends – while she has to borrow money from relatives.
Youtube video from; Elena Grace Flores
[VIDEO]: Vice President Leni Robredo on Tuesday, May 2, paid the first installment of P8 million for the recount of votes in the electoral protest filed by defeated vice presidential candidate Ferdinand “Bongbong” Marcos Jr.
Sources of Funds
Personal funds and loans are allegedly from relatives; Vicente Hao Chin, Pablito Chua, and Rafael Bundoc. Contact information for the three sources was not yet disclosed up to this time of writing. Details and background of the sources of her personal loans will be announced as they are made available.
Compliance with 2nd Deadline
Robredo onMay 2, paid the first installment of P8 million to counter-protest Bongbong Marcos’ electoral protest. The Supreme Court that sits as the Presidential Electoral Tribunal (PET), had given Robredo a non-extendible deadline of until May 2 to pay the first tranche of the deposit at P8 million of the P16-million service fee for the electoral protest.
Relatives of Late Husband
Her lawyer, former Akbayan representative Barry Gutierrez said that the amount was raised from Robredo’s personal funds and loans from relatives of her late husband, former interior secretary Jesse Robredo. She had a hard time also letting go of this money, as she admits on during an interview at the Supreme Court.
Unlike her Enemy
Robredo vowed to continue her fight to block Marcos to the second-highest position in the land as per her objective when she was convinced by the Liberal Party to be their candidate under their umbrella. She is noted to have the support of the rich and powerful but she still pretends that she’s the underdog.