MANILA, Philippines — The Electoral Commission (Comelec) debate for the vice-presidential (VP) candidates is set for March 20, its spokesman James Jimenez said Thursday.
However, one of the nine vice-presidential bets will not be present due to a medical issue.
“VP will be the next day [after the presidential debate]”, said Jimenez during a press briefing.
The Comelec presidential debate is scheduled for March 19.
“All the VP candidates have confirmed except one who unfortunately I think will undergo surgery… Si Lito Atienza,” he shared.
The hopefuls who will participate in the debate are:
-Vicente Sotto III
National and local elections will take place on May 9.
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