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The anointed one: Iglesia Ni Cristo endorses Abby Binay, Team Performance

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The Iglesia Ni Cristo has endorsed the reelection bid of incumbent Makati mayor Abby Binay.

The influential religious sect also threw its support behind Abby’s slate, known as Team Performance.

Abby is running alongside Vice Mayor Monique Lagdameo and her father, former Vice President Jejomar Binay, who is running for congressman in the first district.

In a statement, the mayor expressed gratitude to Iglesia Ni Cristo for its endorsement.

“Ikinagagalak po namin sa Team Performance na kaisa namin kayo sa mithiing maitaguyod ang masagana, maginhawa at mapayapang pamumuhay para sa lahat ng Makatizen,” she said.

The candidates for councilor endorsed by Iglesia Ni Cristo are as follows: Martin Arenas, Vir Jhong Hilario, Jojo Javier, Armand Padilla, Joey Villena and Alcine Ichi Yabut for district one.

For district two, the church threw its support behind candidates: Dennis Almario, Doris Arayon, Bong Ariones, Bodik Baniqued, Sammy Cruz and Ina Sarosa.