Fico Gutierrez continues winning voters. Advance campaign in Boyaca included visit to Virgin of Chiquinquira

Federico Gutierrez as presidential candidate says that votes can only be won through the streets. More, it’s just 32 days away from the presidential election, which he has promised to play a major role and challenge Gustavo Petro, his main rival, to win the quota for the House of Narino in an possible second round.

Gutierrez was in Boyaca this Saturday, a religious region which Petro went to on Friday. He was the former mayor of Medellin, and is now running for the center-right position. met at Tunja Convention Center where he assembled a significant crowd of people, who supported him at May 29’s polls.

With ruana and a plethora of Colombians backing Federico’s candidate on the Team for Colombia, Federico posted a tweet on Twitter in which he thanked the people of Tunja as well as saying: “we’re Going to win, we all, we are running for president to unite and transform Colombia,” said the presidential candidate, while capturing a group of people who support him and never letting up.

“Happy at Boyaca!” Through closeness, and being the president of the people we can build an orderly country with possibilities; a nation where dreams are realized,” he wrote.

The second person to be a pointer in the polls was the one who walked into the Basilica of Our Lady of the Rosary of Chiquinquira. It is a place that hundreds of faithful followers meet every weekend. The person who is the leader of the center-right kneeled before the Virgin Mary and was surrounded by his faithful and followers who were waiting for the morning Eucharist.

“I requested Virgin for wisdom. He said he would pray for me and my family and for all Colombian families to bring peace and be humility.

The presidential candidate captured his visit to the spot on video. Before entered, he shook hands with several inhabitants of the region who hugged him. He also wore the representative wardrobe of the Colombian municipality.

Gutierrez was at the church carrying the customary Boyacan and Virgin of Chiquinquira Ruanas on his chest. It was a display of his faith that he has shown throughout his campaign for the presidency. The Antioquian had been to Jericho (Antioquia) just three weeks earlier and had a gathering with Mother Laura, the sole Colombian saint recently canonized by Pope Francis.

In Chiquinquira the candidate took the opportunity to greet the population and announce some important announcements in case of arriving at the palace of the president. “Chiquinquira’s most pressing issues are drinking water, maintenance and construction of the roads (especially Ruta los Comuneros/Ubate-Chiquinquira) as well as tourism to boost growth and employment.”

Fico Gutierrez discussed the work. He said that Tunja was the second-highest level of unemployment within the country. So, the government’s plan is to create “about 2 000 jobs with the creation of at least 300 companies in Boyaca”.

He also said that sustainable mobility must be developed within the department. He stated that structuring the Strategic Public Transport System was an important task. He indicated together that the government will continue to work to construct roads and cycling routes.

He also sent a message to the producers of the field and potato “Peasants and the farmers of Boyaca: we will work to make more opportunities and income for you and restore the fields,” reads his most recent tweet. Gutierrez will contact Colombians to let them know about his plan for government and try to make a difference during the upcoming elections on Sunday, May 29.