- President Rodrigo Duterte aired his observations about the leadership of Mayor Isko Moreno
- The prominent politician responded after hearing the words of the head of state
- He also shared his experience when he went to Davao before
Mayor Isko Moreno finally aired his response to the positive observations of President Rodrigo Duterte about his leadership in Manila.
KAMI learned that the head of state praised the prominent politician for his style in cleaning up the streets of the capital city of the Philippines.
The top Davaoeño official even admitted that Mayor Isko is better than him in handling problems, and that he always watches him whenever he talks in front of many people.
“Bilib ako sa kanya. Nanonood ako kapag nagsasalita siya,” the President quipped.
“Mas mahusay siya kaysa sa akin, sa totoo lang. May nakita ako na mas mahusay ang resolve niya kaysa sa akin,” he added.
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Because of President Duterte’s kind words, the Mayor of Manila willingly responded by saying that he just drew inspiration from the former Mayor of Davao City.
He even mentioned that the determination and dedication of all the Mayors in the country are reflections of the leadership and style of the President.
The well-known politician also admitted that it is President Duterte who inspires him and sets a good example to him in leading Manila to become a better place.
"Thank you for the kind words, Mr. President but to be really honest, isa po kayo sa mga naging inspirasyon ko sa kung ano mang klase ng liderato na meron kami…
“So I think kung ano man ang nakikita nating pagpupursige ng mga alkalde sa buong Pilipinas, hindi lang po ako, ay reflection lamang ng klase ng liderato at Pangulo na meron tayo…
“So we owe it to you, Mr. President, for inspiring us and for becoming a good example to all of us,” Mayor Isko stated.
Here is the full statement of the politician:
In a previous article by KAMI, Mayor Isko called out a foreigner who was caught smoking in a public area.
Isko Moreno is the current Mayor of Manila. He defeated former President and former Manila Mayor Joseph Estrada during the election in 2016.
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