Heherson Alvarez, founding chair of the Ninoy Aquino Movement drew a parallel between President Rodrigo Duterte’s determination to eradicate drug trade and Ninoy Aquino’s “selfless patriotism”.
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The burdens of the presidency to move our nation forward remain formidable and challenging and any President will always have his share of critics. However, we must be united to advance our common vision—the vision of a free people working to strengthen the abiding principles of tolerance, social justice and inclusive growth with adherence to human rights,” the former senator said.
“Akin to Ninoy’s statement that ‘the Filipino is worth dying for,’ President Duterte has put his life on the line through his crusade of preventing our country [from] becoming a [narcostate], thus safeguarding the future of our youth,” he added. MJM
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