Ba’t di na lang tumakbong congressman? Abby Binay clueless why Junjun wants to challenge her
Makati City Mayor Abby Binay doesn’t understand why her brother, former mayor Jejomar Erwin “Junjun” Binay wants to run against her when there are other elective positions up for grabs in the city.
In an interview over ANC’s “Headstart” on Monday, Abby said Junjun turned down the advice of their father, former Vice President Jejomar Binay, to run for congressman in Makati’s first district.
“That was what my Dad was telling him mag-congress ka na lang anak. He doesn’t want,” she said.
Abby said Junjun would have handily won as congressman since he is not expected to face stiff competition for the position in the 2019 elections.
“There’s no conflict there. Again it doesn’t make sense why he wants to run for mayor when he knows for a fact that there is an opening for Congress,” she said.
The mayor said Junjun’s refusal to run for Congress was the reason why their father will run for district representative instead.
Abby’s husband, Luis Campos, will run for re-election as congressman of Makati’s second district.
Asked what her message to Junjun was, Abby turned emotional.
“Sana bigyan niya ako ng chance,” she said.