President Rodrigo Duterte on August 29 said the family of late President Ferdinand Marcos has expressed willingness to return the alleged ill-gotten wealth, including a few gold bars.
The Marcoses, I do—I will not name the spokesman. Sabi nila na they’ll open everything and probably return ‘yung nakita lang. Sabi nila na, ‘Malaki ang deficit mo sa… Maybe this year, ang projected deficit spending would be big.’ Sabi niya, ‘Baka makatulong. Pero hindi ito malaki.READ ALSO: Distortions Corrected: What Filipinos Do Not Know About Marcos, Cory and FVR, Exposed!
Sabi nila, isauli nila para walang ano—and the only reason, sabi nila, was the father was just protecting the economy for the [eventuality] na umalis siya. He thought of regaining the Malacañang, that is why ganito ang lumabas na parang naitago.
I will accept the explanation, whether or not it was true, wala na eh. They are ready to return.
And I’m happy na we come with a clean... Make something that is really worthwhile for the Filipinos.
In line with this, De La Salle University history Professor Van Ybiernas made a controversial Facebook post which revealed the alleged real interest of "Yellows" or "Dilawan" on Marcos alleged ill-gotten wealth.
Kindly read Ybiernas' full statement below.
Hindi po interesado ang Dilawan sa nakaw na yaman mismo!NOTE: Ybiernas did not disclosed who is he pertaining on this specific post.
Interesado sila dito kung magagamit nila ito na makuha ang mga boto ng mga uto-uto.
Hindi interesado ang mga Dilawan sa hustisya para sa biktima ng rehimeng Marcos!
Interesado sila na magamit ito upang makuha ang boto ng mga uto-uto.
Hindi interesado ang Dilawan sa smuggling at droga! Di ba Ruffy Biazon? Di ba Mar Roxas?
Interesado sila na magamit ito para siraan si Duterte at makuha ang boto ng mga uto-uto.