President Rodrigo Roa Duterte at the oath-taking ceremony of the newly-elected barangay chairpersons in the Zamboanga Peninsula

President Rodrigo Roa Duterte shows a gesture of respect after delivering his speech during the oath-taking ceremony of the newly-elected barangay chairpersons in the Zamboanga Peninsula held at the Municipal Gymnasium in Molave, Zamboanga del Sur on June 26, 2018. VALERIE ESCALERA/PRESIDENTIAL PHOTO
President Rodrigo Roa Duterte administers the oath of office of around 1,900 newly-elected barangay chairpersons in the Zamboanga Peninsula. The ceremony was held at the Municipal Gymnasium in Molave, Zamboanga del Sur on June 26, 2018. SIMEON CELI JR./PRESIDENTIAL PHOTO
President Rodrigo Roa Duterte makes an inquiry to Sec. Bong Go of the Office of the Special Assistant to the President while delivering his speech during the oath-taking ceremony of the newly-elected barangay chairpersons in the Zamboanga Peninsula held at the Municipal Gymnasium in Molave, Zamboanga del Sur on June 26, 2018. SIMEON CELI JR./PRESIDENTIAL PHOTO
President Rodrigo Roa Duterte discusses matters with Department of Interior and Local Government (DILG) Officer-in-Charge Eduardo Año and Sec. Bong Go of the Office of the Special Assistant to the President during the oath-taking ceremony of the newly-elected barangay chairpersons in the Zamboanga Peninsula held at the Municipal Gymnasium in Molave, Zamboanga del Sur on June 26, 2018. SIMEON CELI JR./PRESIDENTIAL PHOTO