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Defense deputy leads simple rites to commemorate EDSA at LNB

TAGUIG CITY, Philippines – Department of National Defense Undersecretary Cardozo M. Luna led this morning’s wreath laying rites at the Libingan ng mga Bayani to commemorate the 31st anniversary of the People Power Revolution.
Today marks the start of the People Power Commemoration Week (Feb. 22-25), which enjoins all Filipinos to remember and ponder on the principles and values that the peaceful revolution stands for.
It can be recalled that through EDSA, the Filipino nation has gained the respect and admiration of the world with its feats of valor and demonstration of people’s solidarity in transforming a society.
It also restored democratic institutions and ushered in meaningful political, social and economic reforms in the country, which serves as a national inspiration until today.
In his speech, Cardozo emphasized the need to promote national unity in order to face the challenges of nation building.
He said unity and solidarity happened during EDSA, hence the need to perpetuate and propagate the spirit of the historic event.

Criselda Cabangon David, a happy mother of two kids, is a full-time Sociologist at the City Government of Lucena, Quezon Province. She is currently the Managing Editor of Ang Diaryo Natin Sunday News, a weekly local community newspaper in the Philippines and an active member of the National Union of Journalists of the Philippines.