Noynoy Aquino for President in 2010

Senator Benigno “Noynoy” Aquino III declares he is running for president of the Philippines in 2010 at a press conference in Club Filipino in Greenhills, San Juan City, September 9, 2009 at about 8AM.

His announcement was made exactly 40 days after the death of his late mother, former President Corazon Aquino. “Tinatanggap ko ang hiling ng sambayanan. Tinatanggap ko ang tagubilin ng aking mga magulang. Tinatanggap ko ang responsibilidad na ituloy ang laban para sa bayan. Tinatanggap ko ang hamon na mamuno sa laban na ito. Tatakbo po ako sa pagka-pangulo sa darating na halalan.” he said.