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Breaking News: Manny Villar concedes to Noynoy Aquino!
Initial reports are coming in from journalists covering Manny Villar’s (now ongoing) 11:00 a.m. press conference. Press conference at the headquarters of the Nacionalista Party at Starmall Edsa.
Partial unofficial and official election results have have been showing Villar as a far third from top contenders, Noynoy Aquino and former president Joseph Estrada.
Villar is the first candidate to concede in this election. The incumbent senator, who is expected to return to the Senate until his term ends in 2013, has congratulated Aquino. Villar has also thanked his supporters and the media, and says that he will continue his work of public service.
As of Villar’s announcement, his runningmate, Sen. Loren Legarda has not made any announcement. She is also a far third from Sen. Mar Roxas and Makati Mayor Jejomar Binay.
More details to be posted soon.