President Rodrigo Duterte has no plans of stealing public funds whereas he’s in energy.
In a speech earlier than businessmen in Davao City Friday (July 21), Duterte stated he’s too outdated to take pleasure in the cash he will get from public coffers.
“I am 72 years old, what would I do with the money that I would steal? For example, the equal amount that was lost was P37 billion. What would I do with it? Wipe it on my a**? How many years do you think I can enjoy life?” he requested.
Duterte requested the query after saying that individuals ought to “judge me on my own” as a substitute of evaluating him to the late dictator Ferdinand Marcos.
He stated he by no means stole cash in the greater than twenty years he served as mayor of Davao City.
“I have won all my elections here with a whopping majority until the presidency. Wala akong ninakaw dito,” Duterte stated.