Duterte as Quiboloy belongings chief bares ‘intertwined’ stakes

PHOTO: Compostie of Rodrigo Duterte, Risa Hontiveros, and Apollo Quiboloy. STORY: Duterte as Quiboloy assets chief shows ‘intertwined’ stakes – Hontiveros

The appointment of former President Rodrigo Duterte (left) as the brand new administrator of the Kingdom of Jesus Christ properties solely revealed the “intertwined” pursuits of the ex-chief government. It alleged intercourse offender Apollo Quiboloy (proper), in line with Senator Risa Hontiveros (heart). King Rodriguez/Presidential Photograph; Bibo Nueva España/Senate PRIB)

MANILA, Philippines — Former President Rodrigo Duterte’s latest appointment as new administrator of Kingdom of Jesus Christ (KJC) properties solely revealed the “intertwined” pursuits of the ex-chief government and alleged intercourse offender Apollo Quiboloy.

Sen. Risa Hontiveros, throughout a press convention, famous that Quiboloy’s belief in Duterte have to be nice to delegate his properties to the previous nation chief.

INQUIRER.internet is contacting Duterte’s camp to get his aspect of the story.

“I don’t know [what] they wish to convey, however the message that’s reaching the general public is that the problem is growing, and it’s changing into extra clearer how intertwined the pursuits, even the financial pursuits, of Duterte and Pastor Quiboloy are,” Hontiveros stated in Filipino.

READ: Hontiveros bares tales of abuse of ladies, children underneath Quiboloy group

Often, those that request an administrator for his or her properties are individuals who can not handle their properties. In order that’s how a lot Quiboloy trusts Duterte to entrust to him his properties,” she added.

“There’s even a saying: Inform me who your mates are and I’ll inform you who you’re.”

The senator likewise stated she believed that this transfer of Quiboloy solely strengthened speculations that he was getting ready to flee the nation amid accusations of rape, torture, and different crimes.

“So I repeat my name to the [Bureau] of Immigration to make sure that Quiboloy doesn’t escape in any respect the borders of our nation and all of the ports of exit,” she stated.

Hontiveros, as chairperson of the Senate Committee on Girls, Youngsters, Household Relations and Gender Equality, has been conducting a probe into Quiboloy’s alleged crimes.

INQUIRER.internet sought the stand of the previous president’s camp, particularly the chief government’s then-legal counsel, Salvador Panelo, however there was no reply as of posting time.

However, former presidential spokesperson Harry Roque requested INQUIRER.internet if he may defer his remark till tomorrow, Tuesday, since he would see the previous chief government on that day.

In the meantime, Quiboloy’s authorized counsel – Ferdinand Topacio — stated Duterte had accepted the designation, emphasizing that Sonshine Media Community Worldwide (SMNI) wouldn’t announce it “with out acceptance.”

“As a result of underneath the legislation, if you’re appointed administrator, there needs to be an acceptance,” Topacio stated in a cellphone patch interview.

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However why did they select Duterte?

In accordance with Topacio, it’s as a result of Duterte is a “seasoned lawyer” and “he brings a excessive stage of status to his perform as administrator.

“It’s essential to keep in mind that an administrator has sure obligations — underneath the civil code in terms of properties,” he added.

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