Pres. Duterte Shows Respect, Kisses Hand of Mayor Who Publicly Campaigned Against Him and Allegedly Tried Preventing His Campaign Sortie!

Aside from publicly supporting former Interior Secretary Mar Roxas and campaigning against then-Davao City Mayor Rodrigo Duterte, Mayor Beng Climaco of Zamboanga City in southern Philippines also allegedly tried sabotaging Duterte’s campaign sortie in her city by not giving him a permit and electricity.

Now that he is the president of the Republic of the Philippines, Pres. Duterte could have ignored the mayor during his arrival rites in the city yet he did something that was totally unexpected: he bowed down so he could kiss her hand!

Photo credit: Facebook/President Rodrigo Duterte fanpage
Photo credit: Facebook/President Rodrigo Duterte fanpage


Yes, the highest ranking official of the country had just kissed the hand of the woman who had staunchly been working hard so he wouldn’t reach that rank in the first place! This goes to show that Pres. Duterte is willing to “forgive and forget” for the good of the country. Indeed, he has shown that despite his often rough demeanor, deep inside he still is a chivalrous gentleman…

In a Facebook post on fanpage President Rodrigo Duterte the admin wrote: