Davao City Mayor Sara Z. Duterte-Carpio will endorse the long-time aide of her father Special Assistant to the President Christopher ‘Bong’ Go for Senator.
Duterte-Carpio said in an interview on Monday afternoon, it will be a pride if there will be a Senator coming from the city.
“We all know, dako ang experience ni Bong Go sa government,” she said.
She said Go is with President Rodrigo R. Duterte when the latter was still the mayor of the city since 1990s and has the experience to run for the Senate.
Go replied to the statement of the mayor saying that he is humbled by her endorsement.
“The Dutertes, the Father, the Daughter, are my
inspiration and the example of being a true
public servant, Go said in a statement.
He said even if it’s still early to talk about politics as of this moment, but he is honored with the statement bared by Duterte-Carpio.
“Kahit maaga pa po pag- usapan ang politika, ni ‘di ko pa naisip ang tumakbo ngunit sa mga salitang binitawan ng ating mahal na Mayora Inday Sara, ngayon palang nakakataba ng puso at nakaka wala ng pagod kahit na 24 oras akong mag trabaho (Even if it’s early to talk about the politics and its still not on my mind if I will run but with the words of Mayor Inday Sara, it is really humbling and refreshing even if I worked for 24 hours),” he said.
He said the President is the one who give him the strength to continue his public service in the country despite the issues.
“Pangako ko po sa Pamilyang Duterte pagsisilbihan ko po ang kanilang ama habambuhay kahit saan man po kami pupulutin balang araw, dahil po malaki ang utang na loob ko sa Pamilyang Duterte (I promise to the Duterte family that I wil serve their father wherever we go in the futre because of I have a debt of gratitude to them),” he said.
“Kahit saan man ako dalhin ng aking kapalaran, sasamahan ko si Pangulong Duterte hanggang kamatayan(I will go with President Duterte wherever my fate brings me even death),” he said.
Go also said he sees President Duterte in the persona of Duterte-Carpio with her whole heart service to the people.