Pres. Duterte Reacts To Some People Finding Him Amid Typhoon Rolly Onslaught
DUTERTE – Philippine President Rodrigo Roa Duterte slammed critics of his absence during the onslaught of Typhoon Rolly.
Several typhoons have lined up to enter the Philippine Area of Responsibility (PAR) before the year 2020 ends. Recently, Typhoon Really which is reported to be the strongest typhoon in the country this year brought heavy rains and flooding to many areas.
A lot of people had to evacuate before Typhoon Rolly enters PAR. Most affected areas are parts of Luzon.
Rolly is about to exit PAR. It left thousands of houses damaged and at least 20 people dead. The cost of damages are worth billions.
Amid the onslaught of Typhoon Rolly, #NasaanAngPangulo trended on Twitter citing the absence of Pres. Rodrigo Roa Duterte’s from the public’s eye. It reached the President.
Based on a report on ABS-CBN News, the President is in Davao during the onslaught of Typhoon Rolly. He flew home for the holidays as the President visited his parents’ tombs in his hometown.
During his late-night briefing, Pres. Duterte slammed the critics of his absence from the public’s eye during the onslaught of Typhoon Rolly. He cited that all documents that need his signatures can be transferred through machines.
“So, what’s your problem? Ang mga papeles pinadala, tapos pirmahan ko. Ipadala ko ulit. Eh, machine lang naman iyan,” he said.
According to the report, the President even asked his critics if they want him to stand in the crushed dolomite project of the Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) in Manila Bay so he would be visible.
Pres. Duterte added that he was also waiting for the storm to pass so he can fly back to Manila. Upon his return, he led an aerial survey over the provinces of Albay and Catanduanes where Typhoon Rolly made its first 2 landfalls.
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