Robredo camp: We will not be scapegoat for ‘failed’ drug war

first_img “Pagka tinanggap ni Leni… If anything that has to do with drugs and criminality, you ask her. Siya ang ilagay ko. Tingnan natin. Hindi na ako makialam,” the President said./PN Gutierrez further said that Robredo tried to engage with the Department of the Interior and Local Government and other agencies to give suggestions on how to improve government efforts against illegal drugs since 2016 but her inputs were not acted on. “Handa naman laging tumulong si VicePresident Leni, mula noon hanggang ngayon,”added Gutierrez. “Kung humihingi na ng saklolo ang Pangulo sa usapin ng “drug war,” daanin lang sana sa maayos na usapan,” says Barry Gutierrez, spokesperson of Vice President Leni Robredo. BARRY GUTIERREZ VIA FB Duterte recently said he would “surrender” his law enforcement power to Robredo after she criticized anew his war against illegal drugs. Specifically, Duterte said he wants Robredo to be his drug czar with an equivalent rank of Cabinet Secretary. He added:  “What she will not stand for is being made a scapegoat for all the shortcomings of the drug war for the past three and a half years.” “Kung humihingi na ng saklolo ang Pangulo sa usapin ng “drug war,” daanin lang sana sa maayos na usapan — hindi sa text, hindi sa palabas sa media,” said Gutierrez. He said that Robredo is always open to help in any capacity but is hopingthat the administration must present its offer the right way. MANILA – VicePresident Leni Robredo is more than willing to help President Rodrigo Dutertein solving the country’s illegal drug problem but she will not allow herself tobecome the administration’s scapegoat, her spokesperson Barry Gutierrez said.last_img read more