This is the straightforward message of 16th Phillipine president Rodrigo Roa Duterte to his countrymen, in his first and inaugural speech as Chief executive of the republic.
Duterte emphasizes in his speech, that he will be a leader for everyone not for only one and promises a government that will embody all sectors in the country.
“I was not elected to served the interest of any one person, or any one group or any one class. I serve everyone and not only one,” part of speech of President Duterte during the inaugural rites.
The president also directed all his departments and agencies to stop red tape and long process of public documents and ultimately ordered to halt corruption in the government.
Meanwhile, after Duterte’s oath of office makes Philippine Stock Exchange index jumped with 2.26 percent, nearly 8,000 point-level and the country’s dealing also notices the strengthening of peso value before the inauguration.
The oath taking of the 71-year old president was simple and skipped the grand inauguration that usually done by the past presidents of the Philippines.
The simple menu for the events includes Maruya or banana deep fried in oil and rolled in sugar and juice for all the delegates and guests.
After the inauguration, the former Davao city mayor lead the mass oath taking of his cabinet members at the Malacanan palace.
Duterte also spearheaded a thanksgiving party also been prepared for the poorest of the poor in Tondo, Manila.