Claim: A former broadcaster shared a photo of a campaign rally in Cebu with a caption that claimed it was taken at a campaign event in Pasay City.

Jay Sonza on Sunday, April 24 posted a picture of an aerial view of the crowd at a campaign rally. It showed pink hues hinting it was taken during an event for the presidential bid of Vice President Leni Robredo and vice presidential bid of Sen. Kiko Pangilinan, whose campaign colors are pink and green, respectively. Sonza claimed the photo was taken in Pasay City.

“Congratulations to the organizers and the 412,000 attendees. All-star cast concert: Leni at 57 in Pasay,” he wrote in the caption.

This was, however, challenged by the National Capital Region Police Office (NCRPO) who reported that the number of attendees only ranged between 90,000 and 100,000.

RATING: Jay Sonza’s claim about the picture is misleading. 


The photo Sonza attached showed the previous campaign rally of the Robredo-Pangilinan tandem dubbed CEBOOM! Grand People’s Rally. This was held at the North Reclamation Area in Mandaue City on Thursday, April 21.

The photo was noticed by several social media users who either corrected Sonza in the comments section of his post or shared screenshots of his status on Twitter.

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