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Manila mayor declares Philippine presidential bid

Manila mayor declares Philippine presidential bid

FILE PHOTO: Manila City Vice Mayor Francisco Domagoso answers questions during a justice department hearing investigating last week's botched bus hijack rescue attempt in Manila September 4, 2010. REUTERS/Noel Celis/Pool

MANILA: Manila mayor Francisco Domagoso said on Wednesday (Sep 22) he will run for the Philippine presidency in the 2022 election.

Francisco Domagoso, 47, better known by his celebrity screen name Isko Moreno, is the third politician to declare a presidential bid.

Domagoso, who grew up in the slums, was elected Manila mayor in 2019 after beating incumbent and deposed former President Joseph Estrada.

Source: Reuters/dv

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