Dumaguete City Mayor Felipe Antonio Remollo expresses his thoughts on the just concluded 5th State of the National Address of President Rodrigo Duterte late this afternoon.
Vice-Mayor Alan Gel Cordova, City Councilors and Punong Barangays joined Mayor Remollo through the videoconferencing platform Zoom as guests of this year’s SONA.
Amid the COVID-19 crisis, Mayor Remollo reiterates his support to the plans and programs of President Duterte and shares his thoughts on the proposed imposition of death penalty for big time illegal drugs traffickers.
Mayor Remollo also believes it is high time for the adoption of online transactions in banking, commerce, schools instructions and delivery of services including in particular Grab Trike here in the city, to minimize person-to-person contacts as a means to contain COVID-19 and in the advent a more progressive and competitive nation.
Mayor Remollo also shares the frustrations of President Duterte of some unscrupulous individuals who have taken advantage of the COVID-19 pandemic and appeals for everyone’s cooperation by setting aside political bickering.