No means, Jose.
President Rodrigo Duterte is not planning to give the opposition his true state of health below any circumstances.
“My state of health is what you see is what you get. You want an operation? Pag ‘di pa gani ninyo ako makita ng limang araw, eh patay na ‘yan,” stated Duterte in an interview in Butuan Saturday, his first public look after taking a five-day relaxation.
“Kung hindi ako lumabas, in coma or whatever the speculation is, then if it’s about a month wala nang president at sabihin in coma, may mag verify doon, kayong lahat, sabihin mo na na ‘O, time— time for change’,” stated Duterte who admitted that his final medical examination was per week in the past.
Duterte stated his true state of health was “immaterial” anyway contemplating that no matter occurred to him, there was no threat of haiving an influence vacuum as a result of Vice President Leni Robredo would take over.
“Ayaw pa ninyo ‘yan? Baka isang araw, baka isang taon lang, bago na naman. Bagong Presidente. Masyado ako na — I am good while I am alive,” stated Duterte. “Sabihin mo nalang doon sa mga kalaban ko na magdasal na lang kayo para ma…”
Duterte stated that the opposition ought to know higher than to order him round.
“Ganon’ ako. I do not need anybody to ask me where I’m going. Ganon’ talaga. You must learn from the Davao media,” he stated.
The 72-year outdated chief stated the general public should be prepared to get used to him taking extra prolonged relaxation days for the remaining of his time period.
”Do not fear a couple of someday, two days absence. Baka nasanay na kayo kay Marcos midday ‘no, na na-operahan, could sakit lupus tapos he may not seem for thus many days,l stated Duterte referring to the late President Ferdinand Marcos who additionally grappled with public issues on his health a number of months earlier than the 1985 snap elections.