Duterte not sick, says Roque
The Palace denied on Monday reports that President Duterte fell ill last Saturday
night while attending an event of his college fraternity in Davao City.
Presidential spokesperson Harry Roque told the Inquirer that he called former Justice
Secretary Vitaliano Aguirre who is a member of Lex Talionis Fraternitas and the latter
told him that the report that the Chief Executive fell ill at the fraternity’s national convention Saturday night was “not true.”
The President delivers a speech there but it does not release to the media.
Roque additionally said he would be one of the first to educate should President Duterte surely became ill.
Roque said the President was in Davao City and would be back in Manila on August 27 for the National Heroes’ Day. He will visit Israel and Jordan beginning Sept.2.
He said it was not strange for the President to be in his home region for the Kadayawan celebration, seven days in length festivity.
Duterte will be in Cebu City on Tuesday, he said.