- President Rodrigo Duterte insulted Senatorial aspirant Chel Diokno
- However, Diokno responded to Duterte’s criticism with a dad joke
- Diokno advised the President not to be hot-tempered and just “Chel”
Opposition candidate Chel Diokno responded to President Rodrigo Duterte’s insult with a dad joke. KAMI learned that Diokno shared his message to the President through social media.
On Twitter, Dioko quote tweeted the news about President Duterte insulting him.
“Itong si Chel Diokno, kilala ko lang because Diokno. He criticized anong nangyari dito. Saan ka nakakita dito pangalan nya C-H-E-L Diokno. Ano ba, lalaki, o babae?” the President said.
However, Diokno has taken things lightly and just said, “Salamat sa plug, Pangulo! C-H-E-L as in ‘Wag mainit ulo, Chel ka lang’.”
In a previous report by KAMI, President Duterte criticized the candidates of the opposition coalition, Otso Diretso. Duterte also criticized Diokno’s way of speaking.
KAMI also reported earlier that during the ABS-CBN Town Hall Debate, Diokno was asked whom will he save between Duterte and former President Gloria Macagapal-Arroyo. However, Diokno answered that he will give the remaining life vest to himself instead.
Born on February 23, 1961, Chel Diokno is a lawyer and an educator. He is the son of former Senator Jose W. Diokno who was arrested during martial law in 1972. Diokno is the father of Pepe Diokno, a known filmmaker.
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