'Let us now look to tomorrow'
A WEALTHY industrialist and one of the prime movers of Namfrel, the election watchdog, Concepcion led millions of volunteers who kept watch over the 1986 "snap" election. Namfrel's parallel count exposed the fraud undertaken by Ferdinand Marcos and helped set off the chain of events that eventually led to People Power. Concepcion joined the Aquino Cabinet but resigned amid a corruption controversy. He remains active in Namfrel, although the group has recently come under a cloud of doubt for supposedly favoring Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo in the 2004 elections.
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