President Rodrigo Duterte will not be allowed to run for re-election in 2022, a member of his
constitutional consultative committee (ConCom) said Tuesday.
“At the very least what is already agree is that the President bar from running for election under
the new constitution,” Political Science professor Edmund Tayao told ANC’s Beyond Politics.
“So whether it’s going to be, well, if the original plan pushes through that the first presidential election is on
2022, definitely, the new language is very clear: the bar from running for office 2022.”
Tayao said that propose government constitution sanction inside a half year, the president should
require a race for the transitional president.
A plebiscite on the new contract by March 2019, he includes.
Duterte a week ago again guaranteed that he would not look for an augmentation of his term if the move to
federalism pushes through.
He likewise looked for an arrangement under the proposed contract compelling him to advance down amid the change time frame.
Meanwhile, Duterte has over and over said he needs to rest and return to the place where he grew up in Davao City in the wake of filling in as the nation’s leader in 2022.
He has said a few times that he will stop his administration should another constitution commanding federalism set up before his 6-year term closes.
He has likewise dismissed driving a progress government if the organization’s push for a move to federalism succeeds.