Originally published at: https://www.oann.com/philippine-leader-dutertes-preferred-successor-quits-presidential-race-media/?utm_source=rss&utm_medium=rss&utm_campaign=philippine-leader-dutertes-preferred-successor-quits-presidential-race-media

November 30, 2021

MANILA (Reuters) – Philippine Senator Christopher “Bong” Go, the preferred successor of Rodrigo Duterte, withdrew his candidacy for presidency on Tuesday, CNN Philippines reported.

A spokesperson at the office of Go, President Duterte’s long-time aide, could not immediately be reached for comment.

(Reporting by Neil Jerome Morales; Writing by Ed Davies; Editing by Kim Coghill)