Former defense secretary Gilbert “Gibo” Teodoro Jr. may run for a position in the 2022 polls, a post in his Facebook page showed.
“Sa lahat ng nagtiwala sa akin noong 2010, nagbigay ng kanilang pagmamahal, oras at ng kanilang mga kakayahan para sana ako’y mahalal noon, hindi ko po nakakalimutan ang inyong kabaitan sa akin (To those who trusted me in 2010, gave their love, time and resources for my election bid, I will never forget the kindness you have shown to me),” he said.
“At ngayon po, kinakailangan na naman po siguro nating magsama-sama para sa kinabukasan at kaligtasan ng ating bansa kaya hinihikayat ko na naman, magsama-sama na naman po tayo (And now, there is a need to unite again for the future and safety of our nation, so I urge unity among us), ” Teodoro said.He also a posted an image showing a checkmark beside the number 2022. However, Teodoro did not state what position he will be running for in 2022.Teodoro was a former Tarlac congressman and from the influential Cojuangco family. He made a presidential bid in 2010 and finished fourth. The late president Benigno “Noynoy” Aquino 3rd won the presidential race that year.
Teodoro was the candidate of the Lakas Kampi CMD, now called Lakas-Christian Muslim Democrats, in 2010.