“I’ve been telling you sparrow, sparrow, sparrow (NPA’s Special Partisan Unit – Sparu). Kasi kukunin talaga nila ‘yan, ‘yang armas na ‘yan,” President Rodrigo Duterte said during the 25th National Federation of the Motorcycle Clubs of the Philippines (NFMCP) Annual National Convention in Iloilo City on April 6.
“Para sa kanila, ‘pag makakita ng armas ‘yung NPA, hindi ka hintuan niyan hanggang – So you [military and police] – sabi ko, learn the art of assassination,” he added.
“Kung may sparrow ang NPA, bakit wala akong sparrow? O? ‘Di sabi ko sa kanila: Well, you form a unit, kung maghanap lang rin para sparuhin ‘yung NPA,” he said.