- President Rodrigo Duterte said that he uses “marijuana” to stay awake amid exhausting activities
- He was referring to the ASEAN Summit where he missed some events to take “power naps”
- The PCOO immediately took down their live video of the President’s statement
President Rodrigo Duterte might have released another joke during his speech. KAMI learned that according the President, he uses marijuana, an illegal substance in the country for him to stay awake as reported by GMA News.
“It’s a killing activity and I think, at my age, ako hindi masyado kasi nagma-marijuana ako, e, para magising. Sa iba, ‘di na kaya,” the President said referring to the activities during the ASEAN Summit in Singapore.
“Baka akala ng ASEAN Secretariat, Boy Scout kami. Hindi kaya iyan. It’s whole day. Hindi kaya,” he added during the ASEAN National Organizing Council awarding ceremony on Monday.
In a tweet by Philippine Star, the Presidential Communications Operations Office immediately took down their live video where the President said his statement.
According to President Duterte, he was just joking about the use of marijuana.
As previously reported by KAMI, President Rodrigo Duterte missed several events during the 33rd ASEAN Summit in Singapore. According to Presidential Spokesperson Salvador Panelo, the President took “power naps” because he was exhausted. President Duterte said he did not see anything wrong with his naps and that he do not eat breakfast.
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