A cheerful first ever field trip of Mayors in the Philippines to Malacañang Palace turned a nightmare after they met President Rodrigo Duterte in a closed-door meeting on Wednesday afternoon.
The first batch of Mayors got here to Malacañang to fulfill President Duterte who ordered to summon all of them and most had been carried by authorities bus.
A mayor from Luzon informed Inquirer about what occurred during the tensed meeting the place President Duterte knowledgeable the native officers concerning the thick drug checklist that he would publicize quickly and the rising narcopolitics in the Philippines.
“very bad mood. Minura at pinagbantaan ang mayors na involved sa illegal drugs at corrupt” the Mayor stated in a textual content message.
But one other Mayor from Nueva Vizcaya stated that President Duterte seeks the assistance of the Mayors in his War in opposition to medicine during the meeting.
Pres. Duterte seeks assist of mayors in warfare vs medicine during his meeting w them in Malacanang, says mayor fr N.Vizcaya pic.twitter.com/hPxf5zqk1o
— Celerina Monte (@celdelmundo) January 11, 2017
President Duterte stated during one in every of his speeches that he wouldn’t hesitate to kill all of the Mayors who bought concerned in unlawful drug operations in their place. He additionally stated that he doesn’t care if the historical past would label him because the ‘butcher’.
Duterte stated that he would present the checklist in the meeting which contained the names of two,000 public officers together with Mayors, Congressmen and Barangay Captains.