Manila, Philippines – In a surprising move, ‘Pork Barrel Queen’ Janet Lim-Napoles released a statement today endorsing presidential candidate Jejomar Binay, describing him as a ‘role model’ and deserving to be the next president of the Philippines.
The statement and endorsement was released through Napoles’ public relations officer Atty Natalie Sod. In the statement, Napoles stated that she is endorsing and will be supporting the presidential bid of Vice President Jejomar Binay. She cited Binay’s exemplary accomplishments in finance, and expert ability to amass exorbitant amounts of untraceable fortune.
Napoles also stated that she has always looked up to Binay’s leadership and example, and hope that when he wins the elections, that Binay would implement his financial system into congress and educated everyone on how it is done the right way. Napoles went on as far as offering her services as a consultant where her skills can be utilized, particularly in dealing with individuals in the Philippine congress.
Meanwhile, Binay’s camp were ecstatic at this new development. Binay’s campaign manager Akoy Kasabuat said that they were not expecting someone like Napoles to come out and publicly endorse their candidate. “She is the epitome of a financial wizard, and we certainly welcome her huge endorsement and will look forward to her support in the coming months.”, Kasbuat said. Kasabuat also said that if Binay wins, then President Binay would certainly repay all his supporters and will consider appointing many of them into government positions. “Napoles would be a good fit with something that deals with finance or auditing”, he adds.
Janet “Jenny” Luy Lim-Napoles (born January 15, 1964) is a businesswoman who have expertly managed the disbursement of the Priority Development Assistance Fund (PDAF) for the Philippine Senators Juan Ponce Enrile, Bong Revilla, Jinggoy Estrada and certain members of the House of Representatives.
The camps of Presidential aspirants Grace Poe, Mar Roxas, Rodrigo Duterte and Miriam Santiago declined to comment as of the writing of this article.