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

Event 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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