Bong Go to public: Watch out for disinformation, ‘faux information’ amid election season

Sen. Christopher Lawrence “Bong” Go (Display screen seize/Senate PRIB)

MANILA, Philippines — Senator Christopher “Bong” Go issued a public warning on the opposite day, claiming that the false details about him spreading on-line is said to the  the forthcoming 2022 nationwide elections.

He mentioned that sure teams are merely making an attempt to sow hatred and divisiveness with the intention to push their political agenda and vested pursuits.

This developed after Go denied the circulating studies on-line alleging him of proudly owning a home within the posh Ayala Alabang Village in Muntinlupa Metropolis, in addition to fabricated and malicious data relating to his household.

“Inaasahan ko na ‘yan ngayong papunta na tayo sa eleksyon. Walang katapusang kasinungalingan at pagpapakalat ng faux information na naman mula sa mga grupong walang ginawa kundi manira ng kapwa. Wala pong katotohanan lahat ‘yan,” Go mentioned.

(I’ve been anticipating that since we’re nearing the elections. Countless lies and spreading faux information from teams which have finished nothing however malign others. All these are lies.)

Based on Go, he has lived a easy and first rate life ever since and that those that actually know him would attest that there’s “no iota of reality to those allegations.”

“Hindi ko alam ‘yang mga bahay ng mga mayayaman sa Ayala Alabang tapos sasabihin na might bahay ako dun. Nakakahiya naman sa tunay na may-ari ng bahay. Kung gusto ninyong ipilit na akin ‘yan, sige, patunayan ninyo at inyo na ‘yan!,” Go dared.

(I’m not accustomed to homes of the wealthy in Ayala Alabang after which they are saying that I’ve a home there. It’s embarrassing for the actual home-owner. If you wish to insist on that, go forward, show it and it’s yours.)

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“Pati pamilya ko dinadamay eh nananahimik lang sila sa probinsya. Baka lahat na ng problema sa mundo ay isisi niyo sa akin at lahat na ng tao ay gawin ninyong kamag-anak, kaibigan, o kakilala ko para lang might maniwala sa kwento ninyo,” Go added.

(Even my household is getting dragged into this whereas they re residing quietly within the province. Perhaps you’ll blame all the issues of the world on me and make everybody my kinfolk, pals, or acquaintances simply so that somebody will imagine your story.)

‘Extra assaults’

Go mentioned he won’t be shocked if extra “fictitious claims” come out within the coming days, including that this fashion of soiled politics is nothing new, particularly coming from these “who solely wish to discredit the efforts of the federal government.“

“Hindi na ako mabibigla kung meron pang mga magkakalat ng kasinungalingan. I-expect na natin yan na sa mga susunod na mga araw ay isang katutak na paninira na naman ang lalabas,” mentioned Go.

(I can’t be shocked if there are extra lies. Let’s anticipate that within the coming days, extra private assaults will likely be launched.)

No 2022 presidential bid

Regardless of the unfold of false and malicious claims towards him, Go reiterated that he has little interest in operating for president.

“Wala naman akong interes tumakbo bilang pangulo. Kaya huwag niyo akong problemahin. Huwag niyong sayangin ang oras ninyo sa paninira sa akin,” he mentioned.

(I’m not excited about operating for president. So don’t waste your time on me.)

Name for vigilance

Go  known as on Filipinos to remain vigilant and validate data being unfold in varied communication channels saying that these determined acts to unfold falsehoods solely add to the issues right now.

He added that these purveyors of pretend information are wasting your time and assets simply to discredit the nation’s COVID-19 response and vaccine rollout efforts simply to push for their very own ambitions.

“Their agenda is evident — to destroy others simply to color them clear figuring out they don’t seem to be. The blatant disregard for due course of, equity and the rule of regulation exhibits their true colours.”

Targeted on serving

Go assured Filipinos that regardless of the assorted points thrown towards the administration, they continue to be centered on fulfilling their mandate and in main the nation in the direction of overcoming the pandemic.

“Nandito po kami para magserbisyo, magbigay ng solusyon sa mga problema, at tumulong sa mga nangangailangan. Iyan ang pangako namin sa taumbayan. Kahit anong putik ang itapon ninyo sa amin, hindi matitinag ang aming prinsipyo na gawin ang tama at ipaglaban ang kapakanan ng bawat Pilipino,” Go mentioned.

(We’re right here to serve, resolve issues and assist these in want. That’s our promise to the folks. Efforts to besmirch our popularity won’t cease us from doing what is true and struggle for the welfare of the Filipino folks.)


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