Duterte: I dismantled oligarchy in Philippines without declaring martial law

Duterte witnesses the ceremonial distribution of food packs to the troops during his visit to the Kuta Heneral Teodulfo Bautista Headquarters in Jolo, Sulu on July 13, 2020. - Presidential photo

MANILA (Philippine Daily Inquirer/ANN): President Rodrigo Duterte said he has dismantled oligarchy in the Philippines without declaring martial law and vowed that the remaining years of his presidency will be harsh for oligarchs.

In a taped speech in Jolo, Sulu aired Tuesday (July 14) morning, Duterte said that he can now die happy knowing that he has “dismantled” oligarchy in the country which he said has milked Filipinos and even manipulated the economy and elections for years now.

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