Malacañang has chided former senator Francisco “Kit” Tatad for claiming President Rodrigo Duterte was absent within the public eye final week as a result of he suffered a light stroke.

Presidential spokesperson Ernesto Abella wryly famous that Duterte appeared effectively when he appeared in public once more on June 16 after a five-day hiatus.

“You know, he stood up. He showed himself. Kit Tatad may just be creating fantasies, okay,” Abella mentioned at a press briefing in Malacañang Wednesday (June 21).

He additionally denied Tatad’s declare that an emergency Cabinet assembly was held final week to debate Duterte’s health.

“Like I said, Kit Tatad must be sourcing something that nobody knows about, okay,” Abella mentioned.

In his June 20 column for the Manila Times, Tatad claimed Duterte needed to be delivered to Cardinal Santos Medical Center in San Juan City after struggling a light stroke, which reportedly affected his arms.

Tatas beforehand wrote that Duterte needed to fly to China in the direction of the top of 2016 to hunt medical remedy for his rumored affliction with most cancers.