Chief Inspector Jovie Espenido has emerged as an unlikely cult hero following the autumn of infamous drug lord, Ozamiz City Reynaldo Parojinog, final Sunday.
DZBB information anchor Mike Enriquez revealed that his station had been deluged with textual content messages from callers requesting that Espenido, the incumbent Ozamiz City police chief, be transferred to their respective cities to take down their mayors.
Enriquez famous that Espenido’s inventory has shot by the roof specifically after they realized that Espenido was additionally the police chief of Albuera city when its mayor was gunned down inside his jail cell final November.
In his interview with DZBB, Espenido stated there have been different succesful police officers that would his job however he was keen to be assigned the place his bosses wished him to be deployed.
“Kung saan ako ilagay, gawin ko mandate ko. Kung may order, wala ako magawa, ganyan kasimple lang sagot. Wala tayong reklamo kung saan -saan tayo ilagay,” Espenido stated.
But Philippine National Police Chief Bato dela Rosa was not amused by the newfound fame of Espenido.
He was reluctant to have Espenido as a result of he might be “overused” including that there have been extra “Espenidos” round.
“Huwag naman, baka ma-overuse ang tao. Kaya naman gawin ng ibang pulis yan, chief of police, linisin ang syudad basa imotivate lang. There are more Espenidos around,” stated dela Rosa.