A very emotional Vice Mayor Paolo ‘Pulong’ Duterte son of President Rodrigo Roa Duterte resigned in his position effective December 25, 2017.
Possible reasons of the Vice Mayor of Davao City resignation was due to the allegations of Bureau of Customs that he was involved in the smuggling of illegal drugs in the country and the recent unfortunate events with his public squabble with his daugther.
“I hereby tender my resignation as vice mayor of Davao City today December 25, 2017,” Paolo said in front of the city council.
Duterte cited the allegations of his involvement in the smuggling of billions of crystal methamphetamine, or known as ‘Shabu’, and due to family problems in his decision to relinquish the city’s second highest office effective December 25.
Duterte said, “There are recent unfortunate events in my life that are closely tied to my failed first marriage. These, among others, include the maligning of my reputation in the recent name dropping incident in the Bureau of Customs smuggling case and very public squabble with my daughter.”
Other netizes said the possible reasons why Vice Mayor Duterte resign was due to a broker who facilitated a P 6.4 billion shipments of illegal drugs from China pinned Duterte and his brother-in-law Man Carpio for their supposed involvement in group that facilitaed smuggling in the Customs Bureau.
Meanwhile, upon the resignation of the Vice Mayor still he maintain their domination of Davao City politics as the town Mayor Sara Duterte- Carpio is the sister of the resigned Vice Mayor.