The country’s most popular local chief executive as of today, Manila Mayor Isko Moreno admitted in one of his interview that he is trying to imitate the tough leadership of his idol, the former President of the Philippines, Pres. Ferdinand Marcos.
Mayor Isko Moreno revealed in an interview with Ricky Lo that he idolized former President Ferdinand Marcos. Moreno who is a former scavenger revealed that during his younger years, several decades before he joined politics, somebody inspired him.
According to Mayor Moreno the former President Ferdinand Marcos is one of his role models. The popular leader from Ilocos is best known for his strict leadership, which amazed his loyal supporters nationwide.
The former actor-turned politician was only 12 years old when the controversial People Power Revolution which toppled the Marcos administration and ended the 2 decade legacy of the Marcos family happened.
Several statements and plans of Mayor Isko Moreno is also patterned after the Marcos leadership legacy. Mayor Moreno wanted to revive the Nutribun program which reached it peaked during the Marcos administration.
The newly-elected Mayor of Manila who idolized Marcos is also planning to revive the succesfull “Kadiwa” program, a mobile store which travels in diferent places to sell cheap fishes, meat and other basic goods.
Kadiwa was launched during the administration of Pres. Marcos and former First Lady Imelda Marcos.
During the year 2016, Mayor Isko Moreno was adopted as a senatorial candidate by former Senator and Vice Presidential aspirant Bongbong Marcos, the son of the President he idolized. That was already a clear evidence that Moreno is indeed close to the Marcos Family.
Aside from former Pres. Ferdinand Marcos, the Mayor of the City of Manila also idolize US President John F. Kennedy, South African President Nelson Mandela, Singaporean and Malaysian leaders Lee Kuan Yew and Mahathir Mohamad.
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