Cebu, PHL – President Rodrigo Duterte is set to name names of narco politicians whom, according to him involves not just local mayors but also judges, police, and congressmen.
“There are congressmen, it’s not because I want to ruin their reputation- even judges, police, and congressmen”, he said in a speech at Camp Peralta in Capiz on Friday.
He further added that he was obliged to voice out the real scenario in the Philippines.
Presidential legal counsel Salvador Panelo told reporters on Tuesday that President Rodrigo Duterte will reveal the names of the 27 local executives who are allegedly running this country’s drug cartel.
Panelo told that the intelligence report indicated that this 27 local officials are coming from well-known families in the province.
In an ambush interview at the Southern Philippines Medical Center, Davao City on Thursday, the President said that he will be naming names and plans to publish the list of officials who are involved in the illegal drug trade through a video message to be aired on state-run news channel PTV4.