“Before I came here, I called for the managers – si [Transportation Secretary] Art Tugade was there at ‘yung mga taga-Clark pati taga-NAIA at ‘yung mga pulis doon,” President Rodrigo Duterte said during the launching of Overseas Filipino Bank at the Postbank Center, Liwasang Bonifacio, Manila on January 19.
“I saw on TV about the couple complaining of the losses that they incurred while waiting for the baggage
the day after,” he said.
“‘Yung bagahe po nila, na-delay ng isang araw, dumating bukas-bukas na ‘yung mga zipper, just like the old happy days in NAIA,” Duterte said.
He said that he warned Clark Airport and NAIA managers that if same incident happens, they will be fired.
“Sinabi ko sa manager, ‘yan dalawa, in front of Tugade, I said: A similar and one more incident and all of you will go. Look for another job. Be sure na walang zipper mabukas diyan,” President Duterte said.
Duterte said he is a president for the poor. “Itong mga mayaman, they do not need the President. They are only worried about the taxes and maybe property pati „yung income and their safety, and that is it,” he said.
“Hindi na nila kailangan magsulat o mag complain doon sa 8888 because they have no problem at all. But for the ordinary citizen and worker, because of the wide gamut of agonies that they have to deal with,” he added.