President Rodrigo Duterte briefly acted as Santa Claus during the Christmas Party of the Presidential Security Group (PSG).
During the event, the President handed out P 5,000 cash gifts to PSG members.
He also distributed their 14th
month pay and combat pay.
The President participated in a military-style way of eating called ‘boodle fight.’
In his message, he called on the PSG to keep their loyalty to the Constitution and to the Philippine flag.
He also promised education package for the children of policemen and soldiers.
For his part, PSG Commander Rolando Bautista told his men to remember the poor as they celebrate Christmas.
“Let us remember those who have none and those who are in need,” Bautista said in his speech.