President Rodrigo Duterte by no means plans to make good on his threat to bomb faculties for lumad youngsters in Mindanao, the Armed Forces of the Philippines mentioned.
AFP spokesperson Brigadier General Restituto Padilla mentioned Duterte’s threat, which he made at a press convention after his State of the Nation Address on July 24, was just his method of “strongly communicating” his place on the unlawful operations of sure faculties with out permits from the Department of Education.
“Actually, kinakailangan mainintidihan niyo po ‘yung pananalita ng ating mahal na Pangulo. Binanggit niya po ‘yun pero hindi naman po talagang gagawin ‘yun na bobombahin mo ‘yung eskwelahan dahil may mga bata pa diyan ‘no,” he mentioned throughout the “Mindanao Hour” press briefing in Malacañang Friday (July 28).
“[It was] not intended to really destroy the community but to extend a message, a very strong message, to the people behind the organization of this illegal learning institutions to comply with government regulation,” Padilla added.
He mentioned that whereas the President has a tricky stance on a number of issues, he’s additionally among the many “most compassionate” politikos within the nation.
Citing data from DepEd, Malacañang mentioned the next faculties have been working with out permits: the Alternative Learning Center for Agriculture and Livelihood Development, Inc. or the Alcadev; the Center for Lumad Advocacy and Services, Inc. or the Clans and the Salugpungan Community Learning Center.
Duterte has clarified that he doesn’t intend to bomb lumad faculties, however he wants these with out permits to be “destroyed” for instructing youngsters to hate the federal government.