After overextending his rule for 21 years, Ferdinand Marcos had the most number of delivered State of the Nation Address. He also delivered the longest SONA by word count.
President Ferdinand Marcos delivered the longest and had the most numbers of State of the Nation Address (SONA).
President Ferdinand Marcos’ 1969 SONA was the longest in terms of word count. On 27 January 1969, Marcos delivered his speech consisting of 29,335 words. He also had the most numbers of SONAs delivered with a total of 20.