Noynoy Aquino Declares Presidential Bid
Senator Benigno "Noynoy" Aquino III declared his decision to run for president in the 2010 elections an hour ago at Club Filipino in Greenhills, San Juan, the same place where his mother former President Corazon Aquino took her oath last February 25, 1986.
Aquino said he has invited Senator Manuel Roxas to be his vice president but is still awaiting for Roxas' decision. Roxas, who has previously declared his intention to run for President, gave way to Aquino in case the latter decided to run for President. He did not however disclosed if he was prepared to be Aquino's Vice Presidential running mate.
His uncle, former Senator Butch Aquino, said the Aquino family is supporting Noynoy all the way. He said they were keeping quiet before but once Noynoy has made his decision clear, the whole family is behind him.