When he lastly emerged from an unexplained five-day hibernation, President Rodrigo Duterte was naturally bombard with questions on what he did or the place he went whereas he went out of public sight beginning on June 12.
In an interview in Butuan City final June 17, Duterte tried to reply honestly by claiming he went on a go to however he refused to disclose the place.
”The fact is I went out of city to — for a go to someplace else… I can’t disclose it. I had to go there incognito. ‘Yun ang totoo. Confidential however I mentioned I travelled like a non-public citizen para lang maka-abot doon sa gusto kong puntahan,” mentioned Duterte.
When he sensed the reporters had been stil anxious to get extra from him, Duterte got here up with this tall story in which he cited his rival, former Interior Secretary Mar Roxas, as a punch line.
“Or another reason, pumunta ako ng punerarya kasi namatay ‘yung anak ng kaibigan ko. Pagdating ko, sige siya iyak tapos sabi ko i-arrange na lang niyo ‘yung funeral services, nagpaiwan ako sa morgue. Nakatulog ako. Totoo. Dala ko isang escort lang eh,” he mentioned.
“Paggising ko, I was horrified. Akala ko nasa MRI ako. It’s a very closed chamber. Hindi ka maka – hindi ka makakamot ng ano kasi — akala ko sa MRI ako. Then little did I realize na ‘yung taga-punerarya, nagkamali. Ako ‘yung nilagay sa kabaong. Paggising ko, may salamin sa harap ko tapos naka-ganon si Roxas, tumatawa. Sigaw ako ng sigaw. ‘Yan ang gusto ninyo?” he added.