President Rodrigo Roa Duterte Attends 17th Araw ng Digos Founding Anniversary Celebration

President Rodrigo Roa Duterte shares the stage with Digos City Mayor Joseph Peñas and Davao del Sur Governor Douglas Cagas during the 17th ArawngDigos Founding Anniversary celebration at the Digos City Gym in Davao del Sur on September 8, 2017. ALBERT ALCAIN/PRESIDENTIAL PHOTO
President Rodrigo Roa Duterte speaks with Davao del Sur Governor Douglas Cagas on the sidelines of the 17th ArawngDigos Founding Anniversary celebration at the Digos City Gym in Davao del Sur on September 8, 2017. Also in the photo are Digos City Mayor Joseph Peñas and Digos City Vice Mayor Reynaldo Hermosisima. JOEY DALUMPINES/PRESIDENTIAL PHOTO
President Rodrigo Roa Duterte greets the guests during the 17th ArawngDigos Founding Anniversary celebration at the Digos City Gym in Davao del Sur on September 8, 2017. Also in the photo are Digos City Mayor Joseph Peñas and Davao del Sur Governor Douglas Cagas. JOEY DALUMPINES/PRESIDENTIAL PHOTO
President Rodrigo Roa Duterte, in his speech during the 17th ArawngDigos Founding Anniversary celebration at the Digos City Gym in Davao del Sur on September 8, 2017, urges the New People’s Army to declare a ceasefire if they want the peace talks to continue. JOEY DALUMPINES/PRESIDENTIAL PHOTO
President Rodrigo Roa Duterte, in his speech during the 17th ArawngDigos Founding Anniversary celebration at the Digos City Gym in Davao del Sur on September 8, 2017, recalls the time when he was still studying in Digos City. JOEY DALUMPINES/PRESIDENTIAL PHOTO
President Rodrigo Roa Duterte speaks with Digos City Mayor Joseph Peñas on the sidelines of the 17th ArawngDigos Founding Anniversary celebration at the Digos City Gym in Davao del Sur on September 8, 2017. JOEY DALUMPINES/PRESIDENTIAL PHOTO
President Rodrigo Roa Duterte joins in prayer during the 17th ArawngDigos Founding Anniversary celebration at the Digos City Gym in Davao del Sur on September 8, 2017. Also in the photo are Digos City Mayor Joseph Peñas, Davao del Sur Governor Douglas Cagas and Digos City Vice Mayor Reynaldo Hermosisima. JOEY DALUMPINES/PRESIDENTIAL PHOTO
President Rodrigo Roa Duterte speaks with Davao del Sur Governor Douglas Cagas on the sidelines of the 17th ArawngDigos Founding Anniversary celebration at the Digos City Gym in Davao del Sur on September 8, 2017. JOEY DALUMPINES/PRESIDENTIAL PHOTO
President Rodrigo Roa Duterte greets the citizens of Digos City upon his arrival at the Don Mariano Marcos Elementary School before proceeding to the Digos City Stadium for his attendance to the 17th ArawngDigos Founding Anniversary celebration at the Digos City Gym in Davao del Sur on September 8, 2017. ROBINSON NIÑAL JR./PRESIDENTIAL PHOTO
President Rodrigo Roa Duterte shows a gesture of respect to Sister Carmelita Llanos as they met outside the Digos City Gym after the President attended the 17th ArawngDigos Founding Anniversary celebration in Davao del Sur on September 8, 2017. ROBINSON NIÑAL JR./PRESIDENTIAL PHOTO
President Rodrigo Roa Duterte shows a gesture of respect to Sister Carmelita Llanos as they met outside the Digos City Gym after the President attended the 17th ArawngDigos Founding Anniversary celebration in Davao del Sur on September 8, 2017. ROBINSON NIÑAL JR./PRESIDENTIAL PHOTO
President Rodrigo Roa Duterte, in his speech during the 17th ArawngDigos Founding Anniversary celebration at the Digos City Gym in Davao del Sur on September 8, 2017, urges the law enforcers to continue in the intensified anti-illegal drug campaign. He was quick to add that they should conduct operations within the bounds of law. ROBINSON NIÑAL JR./PRESIDENTIAL PHOTO
President Rodrigo Roa Duterte witnesses the program proper during the 17th ArawngDigos Founding Anniversary celebration at the Digos City Gym in Davao del Sur on September 8, 2017. ROBINSON NIÑAL JR./PRESIDENTIAL PHOTO
President Rodrigo Roa Duterte shows a gesture of respect as he takes center stage during the 17th ArawngDigos Founding Anniversary celebration at the Digos City Gym in Davao del Sur on September 8, 2017. ROBINSON NIÑAL JR./PRESIDENTIAL PHOTO
President Rodrigo Roa Duterte, in his speech during the 17th ArawngDigos Founding Anniversary celebration at the Digos City Gym in Davao del Sur, reiterates that corruption must stop as he adds that he will eradicate it within his term. ALBERT ALCAIN/PRESIDENTIAL PHOTO
President Rodrigo Roa Duterte greets the citizens of Digos City in his speech during the 17th ArawngDigos Founding Anniversary celebration at the Digos City Gym in Davao del Sur on September 8, 2017. ALBERT ALCAIN/PRESIDENTIAL PHOTO