By Marie P. Ruiz
President Rodrigo Duterte is all praises for senatorial candidate Francis Tolentino.
In a campaign rally in Malabon, the president enumerated the credentials of Tolentino and his achievements.
The president said “Ang Tol ng bawa’t Pilipino, master of law, abogado to eh, master of law sa University of London. ”
He adds “Huwag naman yung Macalintal, Erin Tanada, walang ginawa kung hindi nung senador magdepensa ng mga left pati komunista sa korte, pero binabayaran ng goberyno, the very government na gustong sirain ng komunista, not in a million years.”
The president said Tolentino was three -term mayor of Tagaytay city and during his watch, the city prospered.
The president also recalled that whenever there is a looming disaster or calamity, he sends Tolentino to the place to oversee preparations, relief, and rehabilitation work.
When Mayon Volcano was about to erupt, the president sent Tolentino .
Duterte said he told Tolentino, “Umakyat ka doon sa bulkan, magdala ka ng malaking palanggana, sirahan mo yan usok diyan. Totoo, sabi ko yang butas diyan puntahan mo .
Duterte also dispatched Tolentino to the areas where super typhoon Ompong was going to hit.
He said “Yung sa Isabela, nauna rin siya, para sa kanya dapat ligtas lagi ang ga Pilipino sa bawat mga kalamidad.”