Former President of Ateneo de Davao University Emeterio Barcelon expressed his support for Davao City Mayor Rodrigo Duterte who is running for President.
“He will fully harness Mindanao’s development potentials and will eventually help accelerate the growth of the Philippines.”
He added that Duterte’s presidency can bring peace in the country,and Duterte could be the catlyst that would unleash Mindanao’s full potential.
“His main agenda is peace and order. He has shown that he is good at that in Davao,” he said.
“If Duterte gets elected as President, the Mindanao problem will be solved. And Mindanao will carry the whole nation to the prosperity that it deserves,” he added.
He also said Duterte could spur “the development of power sources in Mindanao.”
“Mindanao has at least 20 potential large hydro powers, like Pulangi five’s potential 500 megawatts, that can be developed,” he said.
Former President also said that Duterte may “says crazy things but he gets things done.”
Davao City Mayor Rodrigo Duterte and Presidential candidate is known to be a tough-talking Mayor.
source: Davao Today