Philippine National Police chief Director General Ronald “Bato” Dela Rosa has turn out to be the newest member of the government department to insist that President Rodrigo Duterte is in good well being amid rumors surrounding his downtime.
Dela Rosa mentioned he was in a position to discuss to Duterte Wednesday (June 14), and the President sounded energetic over the phone.
“Nagulat ako tinawagan niya ako kagabi. I thought he was sick… okay naman siya. Iba ang boses niya pag tatawag na may problema o kaya matamlay siya o may sakit. Mararamdaman ko yun,” he informed reporters Thursday (June 15).
“Kagabi very lively yung usapan namin. Nangungumusta lang,” he mentioned.
Dela Rosa mentioned Duterte referred to as him as much as ship his speech at an occasion of the Puregold chain of supermarkets.
The PNP chief then echoed Malacañang’s line that Duterte was absent in the public eye for the final 4 days as a result of he was resting.
Duterte has not been seen in public since June 12, when he skipped the 119th Independence Day rites at Luneta.
His final public look was on June 11, when he visited wounded troopers in Cagayan de Oro City then flew to Villamor Airbase in Pasay City to honor army males slain in the ongoing battle in Marawi City.
Presidential spokesperson Ernesto Abella mentioned Duterte was simply taking a relaxation since his schedule has been “brutal” these previous few days although he can’t say when the President will likely be again in the public eye.