Cayetano to unmask people behind ‘smear campaign’ vs him, SEA Games
MANILA, Philippines — House Speaker Alan Cayetano on Thursday said he would “unmask” the individuals who were allegedly behind a smear campaign against him and the 2019 Southeast Asian (SEA) Games.
“Basta’t handa ako sa imbestigasyon after the SEA Games, humanda rin kayo sa imbestigasyon kasi i-unmask ko rin kayo (I am ready for any investigation but those behind the smear campaign should also be ready because I will unmask you, too),” the chair of the Philippine Southeast Asian Games Organizing Committee (Phisgoc) Foundation Inc. said in an interview in San Juan.
“I will also unmask those people who shameless[ly] o mga walang hiya na gusto talagang sirain ang ating bansa (wants to divide our nation),” he added.
Cayetano claimed some members of the opposition are trying to pin him and the Duterte administration down for the controversies hounding the country’s hosting of the biennial regional sports meet. If backed by other members of Phisgoc, the head of the SEA Games organizing body said he may also file libel and cyber libel cases against those who are peddling “fake news” against him and the competition’s hosting.
The opening ceremony of the 30th SEA Games will happen on Saturday, November 30, at the Philippine Arena in Bocaue, Bulacan. The competition will run until December 11.
Edited by KGA
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