Governors Antonio Kho of Masbate, Edgar Tallado of Camarines Norte, and Joseph Cua of Catanduanes had endorsed the candidacy of Ferdinand Marcos, Jr and Sara Duterte.
After months of waiting, Masbate Governor Antonio Kho finally endorsed Presidential bet Ferdinand Marcos Jr. or BBM and Vice Presidential bet Sara Duterte.
Kho was joined by other governors namely; Southern Leyte Governor Damian Mercado, Biliran Governor Rogelio J. Espina, Catanduanes Governor Joseph Cua, Romblon Governor Jose Riano, Northen Samar Governor Jose Ong Jr., Camarines Norte Governor Edgar Tallado and Samar Governor Sharee Ann Tan.
This group of big political leaders from adjoining provinces of Central Philippines, commanding about 3 million voters, believed they have solidified the strength of BBM-Sara to get the highest positions of the land in May 9, 2022 elections.
The meeting was facilitated by Chavit Singson at North South Airlines Hangar, Manila Domestic Airport which was attended by BBM’s road managers Chairman Benhur Abalos and Cong. Anton Lagdameo.
According to a report, during the meeting, Governor Kho phoned Senator Bong Go to affirm that endorsement had a go-signal from Malacanang, giving Marcos Jr such an advantage of support.