Presidential candidate Davao City Mayor Rodrigo Duterte said he is willing to accept the job as anti-crime czar under his rival Sen. Grace Poe.
“I’d be glad to. It would be an honor to serve under Poe,” Duterte told reporters during his campaign sortie in Laguna.
However, Duterte’s running mate Sen. Cayetano doubts Poe motives for offering anti-crime czar post.
“She said before that Mayor Duterte cannot end crimes in three to six months. Now she wants him side-by-side, so her camp is actually the one in reverse,” Philippine Star quoted Cayetano as saying.
During the Second Presidential Debate in Cebu, Sen. Poe said she would appoint fomer military official Colonel Ariel Querubin as her anti-crime czar if she gets elected.
Sen. Poe made the statement after Duterte said that he would appoint Sen. Poe as DSWD Sec. or Tourism.
“In exchange, I want to offer to him the position as crime czar because of what he said that he will finish the problems of criminality in six months,” She said.
“Ang maganda ‘non dahil sinabi niya three to six months matatapos ‘yung problema,” she added.
source: Philippine Star