Pacquiao made the pledge as he welcomed United Nationalist Alliance standard bearer in his province and accompanied the vice president in going to Colon, Maasim town where Binay was scheduled to grace the Fourth Council Jamboree of the Boy Scouts of the Philippines.
Duterte filed his certificate of candidacy for president as a substitute to former Quezon City barangay chairman Martin Dino as candidate of PDP-Laban party.,
“May isang salita tayo. Ang sinusuportahan natin ay mahal na bise presidente at UNA candidate at hindi na magbabago iyon,” Pacquiao was quoted as saying during a press conference held at Saranggani Highlands.
Pacquiao is running as senator for UNA. He used to be national vice president of PDP-Laban.
Before filing his certificate of candidacy for senator, Pacquiao admitted that he was asked to back Duterte, whom he considers as a good friend.
Pacquiao said his support for Binay should not be misconstrued to spell the end of his friendship with Duterte.
The eight division world champion said he will strongly campaign for Binay.
repost from Manila Bulletin