Pinapurihan ni Senate President Juan Miguel “Migz” Zubiri ang 44 legislative districts na hindi lumahok sa signature campaign para sa People’s Initiative (PI) upang amendahan ang 1987 Constitution kapalit ng P100 ayuda.
Sa kanyang privilege speech, sinabi ni Zubiri na mula sa 254 legislative districts, tanging 44 lamang ang bumigay sa kinang ng pondong ibinabandila ng promotor ng peoples’ initiative.
“I would just like to present for the record the 44 legislative districts that stood firm and remained strong—I call them 44-Strong—that held off, out of the 254 districts,” Zubiri said.
Narito ang 44 distrito:
Manila – 6th Legislative District
Marikina – 1st and 2nd Legislative Districts Valenzuela – 1st and 2nd Legislative Districts Parañaque – 1st and 2nd Legislative Districts Las Piñas Lone Legislative District
Malabon Lone Legislative District
Pasig Lone Legislative District
San Juan Lone Legislative District
Taguig Lone Legislative District Taguig-Pateros Lone Legislative District
Benguet – Lone Legislative District
Baguio – Lone Legislative District
Kalinga – Lone Legislative District
Mountain Province – Lone Legislative District
Ilocos Norte – 1st and 2nd Legislative Districts
Ilocos Sur – 1st and 2nd Legislative Districts La Union – 2nd Legislative District
Bulacan – 4th Legislative District Region IV-A
Cavite – 3rd Legislative District
Laguna – Calamba Lone Legislative District, Santa Rosa Lone Legislative District
Rizal – 1st and 4th Legislative Districts
Oriental Mindoro – 1st and 2nd Legislative Districts Region V
Camarines Sur – 1st, 2nd, and 3rd Legislative Districts Masbate – 1st, 2nd, and 3rd Legislative Districts
Capiz – 1st Legislative District Guimaras Lone Legislative District
Siquijor – Lone Legislative District Region X
Bukidnon -1st, 3rd, and 4th Legislative Districts Cagayan de Oro – 1st Legislative District
“Iyan po ang hindi pa nagbibigay ng signatures (These are the districts that did not provide signatures). We salute all of them for standing strong,” ayon kay Zubiri.
Naunang pinuri ni Zubiri ang Commission on Elections (Comelec) sa pagtigil ng lahgt ng proseso o pagkilos sa PI signature campaign. Ernie Reyes