Bring me anyone who will say he bribed me with even P1 and I will resign – Duterte
MANILA, Philippines — President Rodrigo Duterte offered again offered to resign on Monday if anybody could bring out a person in public who would admit bribing him with even just a single peso.
“There are many speculations out there that Cabinet members and I are receiving money,” Duterte said, speaking partly in Filipino, in his weekly pre-recorded speech. “Look, I give you this guarantee. Just bring a person who will say that he gave us a peso, I will resign tomorrow.”
“Just one person, one affidavit,” he added. “No invention. Just the truth that he says we received money. Just bring him before the public and announce it and if true, I will tender my resignation as President of this republic,” he added.
The President also asked the public to expose Cabinet members who accepted bribes.
“You have a transaction? Let me know. As far as I’m concerned, they are all honest. If you have information, say it in public and I will ask that Cabinet member to resign immediately,” Duterte said.
Then he issued a warning: “Do not lie. Don’t invent [a story]. That‘s bad. If you do that, it’s you I’m going to kill.”
It was not the first time that Duterte offered to resign. Previously, he said he had already offered to resign because of endless corruption in government.
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