News Release

Video Message of President Rodrigo Roa Duterte during the 157th Birth Anniversary of Gat Andres Bonifacio

I am one with the entire Filipino nation in commemorating the 157th Birth Anniversary of Andres Bonifacio.

Today, we honor Bonifacio’s legacy of sparking the fires of a revolution that awakened our national consciousness and served as the foundation of this Republic.

His love of country — which aroused our ancestors to fight for our freedom and secure our rightful place in the community of nations —- is very vital now, more than ever, as we overcome the challenges of COVID -19 pandemic.

As we remember his life and deeds, may the values he fought for, inspire us all to become worthy heirs of the just, progressive, and inclusive society that he envisioned more than a century ago.

Fueled by Bonifacio’s extraordinary courage and determination, let us surmount the many challenges ahead and secure a much better and brighter future for every Filipino.

Mabuhay si Gat Andres Bonifacio at ang ating inang Bayan!

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