Sunday, February 26, 2006
AFP Chief Gen Generoso Senga faces media
9:06 pm, Manila time, Feb 26: General Senga says Col Querubin to solve the issue [relief of General Miranda] through proper channels peacefully and not conduct an exercise that will create speculations and concerns that could be taken advantage of by some elements/groups. Asked the citizens to allow the marines to solve the problems internally, peacefully. Also asked people to leave Fort Bonifacio. But there are reports that people are gathering at the gates and their numbers are rising. "Please leave us alone," he implored. Also clarifed that he remains steadfast to his oat of office. Also asked the media not to cover the incident so that the situation will not deteriorate. Meanwhile, at the gates of Fort Bonifacio, the cops are trying to disperse the crowd.