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Who will be the PDP nominee for Speaker? Contenders meet at Pacquiao residence

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There can be only one.

Senator Manny Pacquiao has invited the three contenders for House Speaker belonging to the ruling PDP-Laban party for a dinner meeting Tuesday night.

Davao del Norte 1st District Rep. Pantaleon Alvarez, Marinduque Rep. Lord Allan Velasco, and Pampanga 3rd District Rep. Aurelio Gonzales Jr. , all vying for the top House position, attended the meeting at Pacquiao’s residence in Makati City. The meeting reportedly sought to determine who will the nominee of the administration party in the Speakership race when 18th Congress starts next month.

Senator Aquilino Pimentel III, PDP-Laban president, was also present in the meeting.

Photos of the meeting were shared online by Pimentel’s aide and PDP Laban information officer Ronwald Munsayac.

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