It looked like to be a grand reunion of former contenders and allies and biggest names in politics on last night’s birthday celebration of former President Joseph Estrada, which was also attended by President Rodrigo Duterte.
On the occasion, were side by side Estrada, President Duterte, former President Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo, former First Lady Imelda Marcos and Vice President Jojo Binay, former Sen. Juan Ponce Enrile, former First Gentleman Mike Arroyo and Sen. Bongbong Marcos.
Arroyo recalled that the deposed Estrada got himself and that he also granted a presidential pardon while Binay and Enrile were among those who led the EDSA People Power Revolution that ousted former President Ferdinand Marcos.
President Duterte even joked that he’ll return former President Joseph Estrada in jail.
The launching of Cine Local attended by artists, film makers and directors, Duterte recalled how former President Erap Estrada said that President Duterte was just low class.
So when Erap called Duterte to attend the party of his 88th birthday celebration, Duterte joked the he will brink back Erap in jail.
Together in a private event were the two leaders of baptism Stonefish Carpio, grandson of President Duterte said Davao City Mayor Sara Duterte-Carpio.
“Si Erap naghihintay na ang buang, birthday niya ngayon eh. Sabi niya punta ka na ha. Tapos sabi, ‘Wala ‘yan, si Duterte, wala ‘yan, low class. Ano ha? Balik kita sa kulungan!”