June 09, 2017 – Photo Release
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|09 June 2017|
|President Rodrigo Roa Duterte visits the 4th Infantry Division (4th ID) Headquarters at Camp BGen. Edilberto Evangelista in Cagayan de Oro City. He postponed his scheduled visit to Marawi City on June 8, 2017 as he decided to remain in the military camp, citing poor weather conditions and as per advised by his security personnel.
The terror attack in Marawi City was the primary reason why the President has placed Mindanao under martial rule and suspended the privilege of the writ of habeas corpus.
The President spoke words of encouragement to the troopers. He told the soldiers he is doing what he can to achieve peace in the country as he vowed to provide the best equipment and services to them in a bid to boost their military capabilities as well as improve their welfare
After talking to the troops, he engaged in a phone conversation with a Moro leader.