Bam Aquino on Duterte drug war: Address other issues too
In accordance with Senator Benigno “Bam” Aquino IV, President Rodrigo “Rody” Duterte must not concentrate only on his combat to protect against illegal drugs for his first State of the Nation Address (SONA) on July 25, Monday.
Aquino urged Duterte to address other issues that tremendously affect the daily lives and the future of the Filipino individuals.
“President Duterte can discuss crucial topics that matter for the lives of Filipinos like education, employment and poverty reduction,” the senator stated on Thursday. Aquino would enjoy for Duterte to speak concerning the economy and how the government might help Filipino households manage to get their everyday necessities.
“We ought to ensure that costs are steady and more importantly, that Filipino families possess the wherewithal to address their most basic requirements,” Aquino said.
The senator stated the current Ulat ng Bayan survey of Pulse Asia which shows that the Filipino people want Duterte to deal with 3 essential financial problems: keeping the rates of goods low, making new jobs for unemployed Filipinos, and implementing powerful and long-lasting programs for those poor.
Just how the new administration will tackle the West Philippine Sea territorial dispute with China and deal with a legal court ruling from the Hague are also important topics to cope with, In line with Aquino. In his very first month in Malacañang, Duterte has currently created a big influence in reducing the illegal drug trade in the country by way of his bloody campaign against drug lords, pushers, and users. Nonetheless, several of his critics mention that Duterte should also concentrate on enhancing the social situation from the Filipino men and women.
Aquino, chair of the trade, commerce and entrepreneurship Senate committee, had already filed many bills which attempt to end contractualization of employees, give free of charge university fees charge, and decrease the poverty experienced by several Filipinos.