DAVAO CITY - An exhibit of photos of President-elect Rodrigo Duterte featuring his early days in politics opened on Thursday in the tough-talking executive's hometown.
The exhibit, dubbed "Rody Duterte Through the Years", showcases photos of Duterte captured by photographer Rene Lumawag.
Watch the videos below to see the various photos featured in the exhibit, which will run from June 23 until July 6 at the 2nd Floor of Abreeza Mall in Davao City.
Mindanaoan leaders Mayor Rodrigo Duterte and Senator Aquilino “Nene” Pimentel in the early 1990s.
Jorge “Ka Oris” Madlos, spokesperson of the National Democratic Front in Mindanao, briefs Mayor Rodrigo Duterte inside a rebel territory somewhere in Surigao del Sur on September 6, 2009 when Duterte facilitated the release of a captured government soldier.
Erasto Librado, Gregorio Andolana and Rodrigo Duterte. Librado was secretary-general of the Kilusang Mayo Uno who was elected councilor in 1988 but died a few months later. Andolana was the lone member of the Partido ng Bayan who won a congressional post in Mindanao, representing North Cotabato, also in 1988. Duterte won that same year as Davao City mayor.
Duterte with two government officials
Mayor Rodrigo Duterte on his Harley Davidson bike as he leaves city hall for a ride with his aides in early 2000s.
Mayor Rodrigo Duterte and executive assistant Jaime Halili. Halili passed away in 1998, and he was replaced by Bong Go.
Mayor Rodrigo Duterte in Mayon Volcano in the early 1990s during a tour of big bikers.
Duterte inspecting a gun. Beside him is long-time aide, Christopher “Bong” Go.
Officer-in-Charge (OIC) Mayor Zafiro Respicio and OIC Vice Mayor Rodrigo Duterte settle a pangayaw in the hinterlands of Davao City, sometime in 1987.
Duterte chats with 1st District Rep. Prospero Nograles. For a time, both were bitter political enemies but reconciled in 2015. Nograles supported Duterte's presidential bid.
Mayor Rodrigo Duterte visits a mosque in Ecoland, Davao City on September 22, 2006, the third day of Ramadan, with food packs for the iftar or evening meal of his Muslim constituents.
Mayor Rodrigo Duterte entertains his constituents at the Rizal Park stage while the city mayor's office undergoes renovation in the early 1990s
Students watch as Mayor Rodrigo Duterte plays dama during the opening of the chess and dama section of the Osmeña Park in Davao City on December 12, 2005
Senator Juan Ponce Enrile and businessman Ric Lim with Mayor Rodrigo Duterte at the Waterfront Hotel in Davao City. 1990s
Mayor Rodrigo Duterte checks the assault rifle of senior Inspector Ronald Dela Rosa (extreme left), chief of Davao City Mobile Group, after inspecting a crime scene in Barangay Tamugan in 1997 with Davao City Police Chief Isidro Lapena. Dela Rosa has been named chief of the Philippine National Police by Duterte while Lapena will be the chief of the Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency.
Mayor Rodrigo Duterte shaking the hand of a constituent during a medical-dental mission in one of the barangays in Davao City in the early 2000s.
Veronica (Kitty) whispers to her father, Presindent-elect Rodrigo Duterte, to wrap up his speech at the “One Love, One Nation” thanksgiving party at the Crocodile Park on June 4, 2016.
Davao Archbishop Antonio Mabutas and Mayor Rodrigo Duterte during the thanksgiving Mass at the San Pedro Cathedral.
Duterte with Elizabeth Zimmerman and their children Paolo, Sara, and Sebastian in Mt. Apo.
Rodrigo Duterte in 1987.
Duterte with kids at the cemetery. Duterte lights a candle at the tomb of his father, Vicente, the last governor of the undivided Davao, on All Saints' Day in 2005. With him are children Sara, Paolo, Sebastian, and grandchildren.
Mayor Rodrigo Duterte checks an assault rifle in a firing range with Regional Police Chief Miguel Abaya and Metrodiscom chief Franco Calida in the late 1980s.
President Gloria Macapagal Arroyo and Social Welfare Secretary Corazon Soliman, accompanied by Mayor Rodrigo Duterte, visit the wake of one of the victims of the March 4, 2003 bombing at the Davao airport that left 22 persons dead and 145 injured.
Davao City 1st District Representative Rodrigo Duterte visits a children’s ward at the Davao Medical Center (now Southern Philippines Medical Center).
Mayor Rodrigo Duterte comforts 4-year-old Toperjay Pore Quijano, who got lost in the crowd of a political event at the Rizal Park sometime in 1990.
Mayor Rodrigo Duterte at a flag ceremony in Davao City
Mayor Duterte poses beside a tree with a firearm.
Soldiers listen to Mayor Rodrigo Duterte’s lecture on stopping the illegal drug trade, in March 1998.
Mayor Rodrigo Duterte sings at the annual Christmas party with the media in Davao City in the mid-1990s.