DAVAO City Vice Mayor Paolo Duterte is now the acting city mayor after his father, Mayor Rodrigo Duterte, filed a leave of absence.
In a memorandum dated July 3, Mayor Duterte designated his son to take over as acting mayor from July 4 to 28, 2015.
Duterte's executive assistant, Christopher Go, said that Mayor Duterte will just stay in Davao during his leave and that he has many functions to attend.
Go said the mayor will still oversee the city's peace and order despite his leave.
Meanwhile, Mayor Duterte will guest in Gandang Gabi Vice, an ABS-CBN's comedy variety show, on July 12. He also guested exclusive interviews last June 26, 2015 in shows in different channels, including Umagang Kay Ganda of ABS-CBN, Headstart of ANC, and CNN Philippines.