The household of Mayor Reynaldo Parojinog Sr. managed to regulate Ozamiz City because they killed those that dared oppose them, President Rodrigo Duterte stated.
In a speech earlier than businessmen at Edsa Shangri-La Wednesday (August 9), Duterte stated elections virtually don’t occur in Ozamiz because individuals are fearful of working in opposition to the Parojinogs.
“Sinong negosyante ang taga-Ozamiz dito? Alam ninyo. Alam ninyong walang eleksyon doon kasi ‘yung mga kalaban, binabaon doon sa ano,” he stated.
In distinction, Duterte stated he has by no means killed any of his political enemies, together with former House Speaker Prospero Nograles.
The President admitted to understanding Parojinog, even sharing some trivia in regards to the late mayor.
“He used to go to Davao. Ang paborito niya ‘yung may basketball team siya. And he wants his team to play most of the time and he goes to Davao just to — maghamon ng laro,” he stated.
Parojinog and 14 others had been killed in a raid by members of the Region 10 Criminal Investigation and Detection Group on July 30.
Cops stated they had been pressured to shoot on the mayor and his companions within the technique of serving a search warrant because the latter’s safety staff fired at them first.
Parojinog’s daughter, Ozamiz City Vice Mayor Nova Princess Parojinog, is presently detained on the Philippine National Police Custodial Center.