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Duterte: I lost my enthusiasm because of corruption in gov’t

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Jun. 13, 19 | 9:52 am

President Rodrigo Duterte said that he regrets running for president in 2016 and that he has lost his enthusiasm for work as he expressed his frustration with corruption in government.

“I lost my enthusiasm to work. Actually, I deeply regretted it. I regretted my decision to run for president,” he said in a speech in Cagayan de Oro City.

“I never lost an election. So since 1988, I was rising until I became President of this Republic. But if you ask me if I’m happy now, I won’t lie. Why would I? I do not have any obligation to you to lie, to tell a lie. I’m sick and tired of this,” he added.

He also mentioned again his offer to resign if key military and police officers agreed with him to do so.

His frustration extended to his daughter, Davao City Mayor Sara Duterte-Carpio, who he discouraged to seek the presidency in 2022.

“That is why when people speculated Inday to run for president, I told her, ‘Don’t do it, ‘Day. You will not be able to control it. They will disrespect you, those sons of b******,” he said.

Sara said the decision to run requires a lot of thought and that she might come up with one by January 2021.
 
 

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