President Rodrigo Duterte sought to disgrace politikos who make use of a number of bodyguards by sharing how carefree he was when he was nonetheless mayor of Davao City.
In his speech on the 11th Ambassadors’ Tour Philippine Reception Friday (July 14), Duterte mentioned he finds having a number of bodyguards “corny.”
“Ako dito noon nagmo-motor ako mag-isa. Hindi ako nagyayabang, I’m just saying that I’m comparing myself with you guys because usually amburot ang ulo ang ninyo. Pag-ganoon may mga bodyguard na, mga pulis. I’m going to limit dalawa, isa,” he mentioned.
The President warned politikos about getting cops as their private bodyguards, saying the regulation enforcers are higher off managing site visitors.
He minced no phrases in criticizing authorities officers who act like entitled personalities simply due to their positions.
“Ayaw ko, huwag kayong mag-siren, we are not a special breed. We are just workers of government, we are paid to work. We are not paid to strut around as if you are a g***** b*** s***,” Duterte mentioned.
While the President believes politikos ought to restrict their private safety contingent, he mentioned he can’t do something concerning the Presidential Security Group tailing his each transfer as a result of it’s mandated by regulation to take action.