Duterte to campaign for his election bets in 2019

Duterte to campaign for his election bets in 2019

Duterte to campaign for his election bets in 2019

Duterte to campaign for his election bets in 2019

President Rodrigo Duterte will release a list of candidates that he will support in the 2019 elections.

Hence, in a speech in Cagayan de Oro City Wednesday, Duterte said he will actively campaign for candidates that he supports after Christmas.

Duterte to campaign for his election bets in 2019

“I’ll come up with a list. Dili ko mupili ug mga tao nga hiwi,” Duterte said in a mix of English and Cebuano.

Duterte to campaign for his election bets in 2019

Duterte said that he has two requirements for candidates that he will support: ma-abilidad (efficiency) and honesty.

Duterte to campaign for his election bets in 2019

As he did in recent speeches, Duterte introduced his former special assistant, Bong Go, as “Senator Go,”

Duterte to campaign for his election bets in 2019

and spent minutes telling the audience about the man’s educational background and work history.

Duterte to campaign for his election bets in 2019

“Naa ni siya daghang sulod sa ulo na magamit sa Pilipino,” Duterte said, adding that Go is not Chinese and will not be corrupt.

Duterte to campaign for his election bets in 2019

Duterte also mentioned Ilocos Norte Governor Imee Marcos as one of the people who has helped him as a politician.

Duterte to campaign for his election bets in 2019

Both Go and Marcos have submitted their certificates of candidacy for senator in the upcoming elections.

Duterte to campaign for his election bets in 2019

Despite saying that he will openly support the candidates that he chose, the President said that he told the military, police and his Cabinet members not to campaign for anyone because they will inevitably use government funds to do it.

Duterte to campaign for his election bets in 2019

“Ako lang, pasagdi ko kay presidente ko. Usa ra sad ko. Unya ang presidente (The president) is always a politician because he was elected by the people,” Duterte said.

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