Defensor gives props to Cayetano: I didn’t campaign for him but admit his work ethic


Anakalusugan party-list Rep. Mike Defensor on Monday gave his kudos to Speaker Alan Peter Cayetano for his “work ethic” and “competence” after the latter registered high approval and trust rating based on Pulse Asia’s September Ulat ng Bayan survey.

He said the Speaker’s leadership compelled the House members to work harder.

“I did not campaign for Speaker Alan Cayetano but I have to admit that his work ethics, his competence and vision for our nation has made the collective membership of the House of Representatives to work harder – side by side with the leadership and thus the approval ratings,” he said.

Cayetano posted a 64-percent approval rating in the survey with 30 percent undecided and 6 percent disapproval.

His trust rating stood at 62 percent with 9 percent distrusting him and 29 percent undecided.

“This is the first time that Speaker Cayetano has been rated by the Filipino people through the Pulse Asia’s Ulat sa Bayan survey, and we are collectively proud of our leader’s exemplary trust and approval rating,” Majority Leader Martin Romualdez said.