September 9, 2009. 7:30 AM.
Sen. Benigno “Noynoy” Aquino III has formally announ ced his intention to run for President in the 2010 Elections on the 40th day of the passing of his mother, former President Corazon “Cory” Aquino.
He has also accepted to be the Liberal party’s standard-bearer, and chose Sen. Manuel “Mar” Roxas II as his running-mate. Roxas last week set aside his presidential ambitions and gave way to Noynoy for his possible presidential bid. As of press time, Roxas has not yet accepted Aquino’s VP offer.