The Manila Times

March 28 is Duterte Day in Davao City


DAVAO CITY: The Sangguniang Panlungsod of Davao City approved on Tuesday, March 28, a resolution declaring March 28 of every year as a day of celebration for former president Rodrigo Duterte’s continuing contribution to the city and the country.

The resolution, which is authored by Second District Councilor Diosdado Angelo Mahipus Jr., acknowledges the former president as a “living hero of the Republic” for his contribution to the development of the nation and for uplifting the lives of Filipinos.

The passage of the resolution is in time for the former leader’s birthday on March 28.

Duterte served Davao City as vice mayor, mayor, and member of the House of Representatives.

“Honorable Rodrigo Duterte was voted upon by the people as the 16th President of the Philippines and served the people from June 30, 2016 to June 30, 2022,” the resolution read.

The copies of said resolution were furnished to the Office of the City Mayor, Office of City Administrator, all departments in the city, and all national government agencies here for their information, guidance, and appropriate action.

The Sangguniang Panlungsod will also provide a copy to the former president himself.





The Manila Times