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Duterte to skip wreath-laying rite for Bonifacio

The President "has to fly to Mindanao to attend to the problem of insurgency" there
/ 10:41 AM November 30, 2018

The Philippine flag flutters in the wind at the monument of Andres Bonifacio in Caloocan City. The nation celebrates the 155th birth anniversary of the so-called Father of the Philippine Revolution on Friday, November 30, 2018 . INQUIRER/MARIANNE BERMUDEZ

President Rodrigo Duterte will skip the wreath-laying ceremony for the 155th birth anniversary of Andres Bonifacio, Malacañang said Friday.

Presidential Spokesperson Salvador Panelo said the President “has to fly to Mindanao to attend to the problem of insurgency” there.

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Executive Secretary Salvador Medialdea will attend on his behalf, Panelo added.

Duterte was set to lead on Friday afternoon the wreath laying ceremony for the touted Father of Philippine Revolution at the Bonifacio Monument in Caloocan City. /kga

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