MANILA, Philippines – Jinkee Pacquiao, wife of boxing champion and Sarangani Rep. Manny Pacquiao, will be running for vice-governor of Sarangani province.
Jinkee filed her certificate of candidacy at around 2 p.m. at the Sarangani office of the Commission on Elections (COMELEC), according to a report by ABS-CBN General Santos correspondent Jay Dayupay.
Jinkee is running under her husband’s People’s Champ Movement Party.
She will be running alongside incumbent Saragani Vice Governor Steve Chiongbian Solon, who is now gunning for a gubernatorial post.
Jinkee said she has decided to throw her hat into politics to help her husband. She promised to perform her duty well if elected.