Senator Panfilo Lacson has allayed fears on the trigger for President Rodrigo Duterte’s absence in the public eye in the previous three days, saying even a Chief Executive will need to have days off too.
“For me it’s no big deal,” Lacson instructed reporters in a textual content message Wednesday (June 14).
The senator stated it’s however pure for the President to take a relaxation, contemplating that he has his fingers full coping with the nation’s numerous issues.
“The human body, especially that of a 71-year-old who happens to be the president of a country that has to deal with all sorts of problems like the secessionist movement in the south, NPA (New People’s Army) insurgency, illegal drugs and crimes, with corruption in government to boot is not expected to always stay in shape,” he stated.
Lacson famous that Duterte’s predecessor, former President Benigno Aquino III, additionally took some days off throughout his time period because of well being points.
Duterte has not been seen in public since June 12, when he skipped Independence Day rites in Luneta.
Presidential spokesperson Ernesto Abella stated the President has been resting these previous three days.