Join VPOP Leni Robredo in taking a look back at her past three years at effectively redefining the task and core purpose of the office of the vice president of the Philippines.
“It really became colorful and made by VP Leni Robredo in the past three years as Vice President- from helping the poorest community, parallel to sectors, until sharing stories of hope, And responding to the challenge to fix the campaign against illegal drugs.”- from the Facebook page of the VP.
In this video, let’s join the VP at looking back on her journey, and find out what we can expect in the coming years and completion of her tenure in office.
Robredo gamely answered prepared questions thrown from behind the camera. Here are some:
Question: What were your expectations about the Vice Presidency?
Answer: Ako, iyong sa akin talaga, to re-invent the office into an advocacy-heavy office. Kasi alam ko talaga na iyon opisina, ceremonial. Kahit noong kumakandidato pa lang ako, mayroon na akong dreams, kung sakaling manao ako, gusto ko maging advocacy-heavy offi iyong Office of the vice President.
Q: What was your first order to the staff as Vice President?
A: Na bumaba kami on the ground, hanapin namin iyong pinakamahihirap na mga communities, the –adopt iyong communities na iyon under our Angat buhay program.
Q: Why focus on poverty alleviation and the key advocacies of the program?
A: Tingin ko kasi iyong poverty, ito talaga iyong pinaka-core ng lahat ng problema natin as a nation.
Watch the full video below, short as it may, to get its full context. It is worth the time.