Sarangani Capitol Gym, Alabel, Sarangani
22 June 2016

President-elect Rodrigo Duterte imparted words of inspiration and caution to newly elected Senator Emmanuel “Manny” Pacquiao and to the other government officials from Sarangani province and General Santos City during their oath of office ceremony at the Sarangani Capitol Gym in Alabel, Sarangani.

“If you really want to help your country, now is the time na ako ang nandiyan…Huwag mo lang akong laruan and I will take care of you. I will protect you,” said the President-elect.

“Do not destroy my country…Do not destroy the youth of the land,” he further warned.

A total of 22 officials took their oath of office that included Senator-elect Pacquiao and his brother, Sarangani Representative Rogelio Pacquiao, as well as the province’s Governor-elect, Steve Chiongbian Solon.

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