"On this day of independence, it is time we break free from the circumstance of chance and take full charge of changing the course of our fate."
These were the words of Angel Locsin as the Philippines celebrated Independence Day on June 12.
The actress remarked that with the election fast approaching, she reminded her followers the importance of choices in shaping the country's fate.
"With #Halalan2022 on the horizon, we are no longer just standing by the sidelines, because we know much better: our choice matters," she said.
She remarked that Filipinos deserve "a better Philippines" saying, "A Philippines that stands for and with our people; a Philippines that does not discriminate or hate. Now is the time that we fight for what we deserve."
"As stakeholders of this great nation, we are committed to forge the path to a stronger democracy, accountable governance, and a renewed Philippines," she added.
Angel encouraged her followers to register to vote in the coming elections.
"Claim your power to appoint equitable officials by registering to vote before September 30, 2021. Let’s do our part. You may register to vote now," she stated.