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Sotto not worried over Duterte: ‘Si Manny Pacquiao nga nagpapa-check-up’

/ 03:18 PM July 23, 2018

Senate President Vicente “Tito” Sotto III on Monday said President Rodrigo Duterte’s last-minute medical check-up on Sunday night is not a cause for concern, saying that even Filipino boxing champ and Senator Manny Pacquiao goes through check-ups before his fight.

“Hindi naman siguro. Mabuti nga yung nagpapa-check up parati. Si Manny Pacquiao nga nagpapa-check-up one week before the fight eh,” Sotto told reporters at the House of Representatives when asked if he was concerned about the President’s health.

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“Tama iyon,” Sotto added.

Malacañang confirmed that the President went to the Cardinal Santos Medical Center for a check-up on the eve of his third Sona.

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Palace officials, however, insisted that the President was in good health.   /vvp

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