Info officer says woman in Manila hotel photo not Sara Duterte

FILE Davao Metropolis Mayor Sara Duterte-Carpio INQUIRER FILE PHOTO

MANILA, Philippines — The lady seen in photographs in a lodge in Manila that’s circulating in social media is just not of Davao Metropolis Mayor Sara Duterte-Carpio, mentioned certainly one of her employees Friday.

Jef Tupas, the chief of Davao Metropolis’s public data workplace, belied rumors that Duterte-Carpio met with supporters who had been pushing her to run for president and file her certificates of candidacy on the close by Comelec satellite tv for pc workplace at one other lodge in Pasay Metropolis.

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“One factor I do know for positive, it’s not Mayor Sara,” he advised INQUIRER.web in a textual content message.

He, nevertheless, didn’t present data the place the Davao Metropolis mayor is at present.

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Experiences swirled that Duterte-Carpio would beat the deadline for submitting certificates on candidacy (COC) on Friday after a photograph surfaced on-line that she was noticed in a lodge in Manila shaking palms with supporters.

Some teams, even authorities officers, have been holing up close to the realm to welcome Duterte-Carpio, regardless of her repeated pronouncements that she wouldn’t vie for  presidency and has even filed a COC for reelection as Davao mayor for a 3rd and ultimate time period.

Earlier on Friday, Duterte-Carpio insisted she is pushing via along with her reelection bid, even hinting that she is going to not run for another publish if she finishes her time period as Davao mayor.

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