- President Rodrigo Duterte greeted all the moms a “Happy Mother’s Day” during his nation address
- He also remembered his late mother, Soledad or Nanay Soling who passed away in 2012
- The President also expressed his sympathy to the mothers who lost a child fighting against COVID-19
- He mentioned that the frontliners who passed away combating the deadly coronavirus must be proud for their service
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President Rodrigo Duterte greeted all the moms a belated “Happy Mother’s Day” during his televised address that was taped on Monday night but aired on Tuesday morning.
KAMI learned that the President also remembered his late mother Soledad “Nanay Soling” Duterte.
“I greet all the mothers belatedly, though, happy mother's day!” he said.
“I remember my mother, Soledad. She was a good mother, look naging Presidente pa ako. She must be smiling or she must be in a state of wonderment at the face of my father. Ano ang nagawa natin sa gag*ng ito?" He added.
In a live video on Facebook, the President also sympathized with mothers who lost their children fighting COVID-19.
“You have our kind thoughts and prayers,” the President said.
“You are given the chance to serve your fellow men before going to the universal sky is something to be proud of,” he said to the frontliners who died combating against COVID-19.
In a previous report by KAMI, President Duterte was said to be “neutral” regarding the issue of ABS-CBN shutdown.
Rodrigo Roa Duterte is the current and 16th President of the Philippines. His mother, Soledad, passed away on February 4, 2012.
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