The Mayor of Davao City have been decided to not run this coming Election 2016. Mayor Duterte's final decision was announced on October 12, 2015 at the City of Davao.

Davao Mayor Duterte's Final Decision (Letter for Supporters)

According to Davao Mayor, his decision was final and the country does not need him. In his letter dated Oct 12, Duterte's first sentence is "I am sorry to disappoint those who spent much and worked hard and long in support of me as I went around the country espousing the benefits and advantages of federalism."

Davao Mayor Rodrigo Duterte's Final Decision (Letter for Supporters)

Mayor Duterte was born on March 28, 1945, at Maasin, Southern Leyte. Then he came to the Davao Region in 1951, according to Wikipedia.

Mayor Duterte also plans to retire in government service in 2016 if his daughter will run for a Mayor position this coming Election 2016. But if not, he would like to continue his last term as Davao Mayor.

[Inday Sara Duterte shaved her head]

The 70-year-old Mayor said, "Time and again, those who believed in me, and in the cause that I advocated, and continued to advocate, advised me to go for the country’s presidency because that is the destiny that awaits me. But I believe that my destiny is to end years and years of public life in the service of Davao City and every Dabawenyos,"

What do you think about the decision of the Davao Mayor? Will he still not to run for higher a position?

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