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“In the campaign, he categorically said the drug problem would be solved in six months or he would step down. But he is not a man of one word. His words cannot be trusted and he gives a lot of excuses,” he insisted.
He also claimed that Duterte made people believe. “Can he not see that his method is not effective?”
Pabillo called on to the government to direct its focus on the provision of rehabilitation and anti-poverty programs to drug dependents, as well as corruption. These measures, he said, would uproot the deep-seated causes of drug use.
“It should be rehabilitation and implement a stronger anti-poverty campaign. He should also root out corruption in the police and the government. Where are the generals and the mayors who have been punished? Are there any?”
Both parties, the government and the Catholic Church, have long been at odds over the former’s methods on dealing with drugs and crime. ASCS
CBCP criticizes Duterte’s plea for extension: 'too many excuses' Reviewed by FilipiNews PH on Wednesday, September 21, 2016 Rating: