Camp Lapu-Lapu, Cebu City
August 5, 2016

President Rodrigo Roa Duterte talked to men of the Central Command (CENTCOM) of the Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) at Camp Lapu-Lapu, Cebu City.

In his message, the President urged the AFP officers and personnel to do their duty of loving the country and obeying the Constitution. He also attributed the progress of Davao City to the police and military officers.

“Gusto ko sa panahon ko, wala kayong masabi na pinabayaan ko kayo,” he added as he assured a salary increase to all military men within the year.

Moreover, President Duterte said that he would announce the politicians, military and police officers involved in the illegal drug trade and transactions.

“I have the obligation to tell the people what is happening,” he said.

Prior to his talk to men, the President attended a situation briefing led by Lt. Gen. Nicanor Vivar. He was accompanied by National Defense (DND) Secretary Delfin Lorenzana.

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