GENERAL SANTOS CITY— Vice President Leni Robredo’s supporters, who call themselves “kakampinks,” did not let the rainy weather here dampen their spirits as they attended her first grand rally in the SOCCSKSARGEN region.
Supporters were soaked as many of them chose to stay on the field to listen to the senatorial candidates’ speeches, but the energy was still palpable.
Human rights lawyer Chel Diokno and reelectionist Senator Richard Gordon chose to get wet as they spoke to a jampacked crowd that obviously adored him.
But when it was Robredo’s running mate, Sen. Kiko Pangilinan’s turn on stage, the rain stopped and people who initially took cover returned on the field.
Robredo took the stage next to thank supporters who stayed to watch the “Tropang A