MANILA, Philippines – Various parts of the country turned pink Saturday, Oct. 23 as thousands of supporters joined motorcades in support of the presidential bid of Vice President Leni Robredo and her running mate Senator Francis Pangilinan.
Over 10,000 vehicles took part in the simultaneous motorcades dubbed as “Caravan of Hope”.
Robredo thanked her organizers and supporters from the national to the barangays.
“I was not expecting that this many would participate. Looking (at the photos), it seems that every location has a different gimmick,” Robredo said.
Apart from cars, motorcycles, and bikes, some of Robredo’s supporters joined the motorcades using boats and tractors. A carabao with a pink ribbon also joined in Bukidnon. Some supporters even started feeding programs, held street dance parties and beach caravans.
“What started initially as a small motorcade in a small town turned into a national campaign. Thanks to volunteers like us who passed on the idea to volunteers through word of mouth,” Team Leni Robredo (TLR) communications head Ben Bernabe said.
Senator Risa Hontiveros who is part of Robredo’s Senate slate was one of those who joined the motorcade in Iloilo.