Senator Panfilo Lacson slammed his colleagues within the senate who opposed the Martial Law declaration of the Duterte administration in Mindanao amid the Marawi City disaster.
During an interview, Lacson on Wednesday mentioned that his colleagues who opposed the martial regulation, didn’t perceive the gravity of the risk in Mindanao. He additionally mentioned that his colleagues merely opposed something that President Duterte does as a result of they belong to the opposition.
“Our colleagues who still oppose the martial law proclamation either did not understand the gravity of the security threat posed by the rebellion in the south, or they are simply opposed to anything that President Duterte does or acts on,” Lacson mentioned.
The video launched by The Associated Press, made senator Lacson to help the declaration of Martial Law in Mindanao.
In the video that performed in the course of the govt caucus with safety officers and senators, it was proven a video footage of a secret conferences of insurgents led by the Isnilon Hapilon, the appointed “emir” of Islamic State in Southeast Asia, as they deliberate to assault on Marawi City.
Lacson was one of many senators who signed the senate decision expressing help for the declaration of martial regulation in Mindanao.
Eight senators didn’t signed the senate decision and they’re Francis Pangilinan,Franklin Drilon,Bam Aquino,Leila De Lima,Risa Hontiveros , Antonio Trillanes IV,Grace Poe and Francis Escudero
The members of the minority within the senate additionally vowed to dam any makes an attempt of the federal government to declare martial regulation nationwide.