Despite an aggressive anti-narcotics marketing campaign, President Rodrigo Duterte has admitted he can’t fully eradicate the drug menace till the tip of his time period.
In a speech earlier than businessmen on the Edsa Shangri-La resort Wednesday (August 9), Duterte acknowledged the seriousness of combating the unlawful drug commerce.
“Look, itong shabu and drugs, et cetera, cannot be solved by one man for a President for one term. It has bogged nations. Hindi nga kaya ng Amerika, tayo pa?” he stated.
Duterte, nevertheless, stated he stays decided as ever to combat the unfold of unlawful medicine. He reiterated his menace to kill those that use and peddel unlawful substances.
“Ako, madali lang talaga kung gusto lang ninyo, I can maybe reduce the drug people by almost one half tomorrow. But ‘yung lahat makita ko diyan sa kanto, nagpapabili ngayon, talagang papatayin ko ‘yan,” he stated.