President Rodrigo Duterte has assured troopers they are going to be his primary precedence all through his time period.
In his speech earlier than members of the 1002nd Infantry Brigade Wednesday (July 5), Duterte even vowed to lift troopers’ pay– with a catch.
“At next year, tingnan ninyo ‘yung sweldo ninyo ngayon after — lumalaki na. Tingnan niyo ulit. By next year, doblado na, doblado. January, tabla na ang sweldo ninyo,” he stated.
“Pero dapat, every encounter, patay lahat. Ayoko magdala ng buhay, preso. Papakainin ko pa ‘yan,” the President added.
In addition to elevating their salaries, Duterte stated he’ll change procurement guidelines in order that troopers can instantly have the tools they want.
He additionally reiterated his promise to create a multibillion-peso belief fund for the training of the troopers’ youngsters, which shall be below the care of the Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas.