Oct 11, 2021 @ 16:33
Alis kayo diyan! Panganiban wants all election candidates to leave gov’t posts for fairness
Former Supreme Court Chief Justice Artemio Panganiban is big on providing fair game for the elections.
“With due respect, I believe all candidates should be treated equally without discrimination and without giving undue advantage to any one or to any group,” Panganiban said in his Oct. 10 column for the Philippine Daily Inquirer.
“All public officials, whether elective or appointive, should be deemed resigned upon filing their COCs (certificates of candidacy) to prevent them from using their offices to promote their electoral campaigns.”
Had President Rodrigo Duterte pushed through with his plan to run as Vice President, would he have to vacate Malacañang as well per Panganiban’s wishes?