President Rodrigo Duterte graced the 50th founding anniversary of Agusan del Norte on Saturday afternoon in Cabadbaran City, his first public engagement following five days of being out of public’s sight.
The president was last seen in public on Sunday, June 11, fueling speculations he was on a medical break .
“My state of health is: What you see is what you get,” Duterte told reporters after visiting soldiers of the 4th Infantry Division advance command post in Bancasi, Butuan City.
He also debunked rumors that he was in a coma and called on the people not to worry much about his health.
“My state of health is irrelevant,” he said, adding that Vice President Leni Robredo would be there to replace him. Photos PIA-Caraga