President Duterte is mobbed by members and officials of the League of Provinces and League of Cities of the Philippines after delivering his speech at the Heroes' Hall at Malacañan on Wednesday evening, July 27, 2016. PPD/Kiwi Bulaclac

WATCH: Duterte complains about presidential duties
(philstar.com) - July 29, 2016 - 3:50pm

MANILA, Philippines — President Rodrigo Duterte discouraged mayors and governors on Thursday not to run for president.

At the oathtaking ceremony of local officials at Malacañang, Duterte said he got "fooled" into running for president—a job requiring immense responsibilities and not offering enough salary.

"Nagpaloko kasi ako... pag-upo ko pa lang nung first day nang hindi pa ako na proclaim, sa Davao, hanggang alas-3, alas-4 (nang umaga, nagta-trabaho ako)," Duterte said.

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