By: Elena Grace Flores
Senator Juan Ponce Enrile was there during the late President Ferdinand E. Marcos’ era since 1966. He was vital in his administration and disclosing everything now that his life is ripe. He said that whatever Filipinos are enjoying today are the works of Marcos during the Martial Law period.
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Two Magna Cum Laude of UP Studied Martial Law
Martial Law was not proclaimed by Ferdinand E. Marcos by himself. It went into a lenghty process. It was well studied and recommended by Senator Enrile himself. It put order into the country and minimized troubles through discipline.
Enrile Instrumental in Edsa
Why would one of the main organizers of the Edsa revolution in the person of Enrile side Marcos himself? Enrile attested that even if Marcos did all the right moves, the people are in chaos over the death of Ninoy Aquino, and it was essential for the late president to step down to pacify the people.
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Supported by Most Filipinos
Martial Law, according to Enrile was initially supported by the majority of the Filipinos. It solved the corruption problem. Put order into the country through discipline. The lands were reformed, infrastructure projects were facilitated efficiently. It was in fact, Marcos’ self sacrifice because he has turned his back to the elite. All for the welfare of the Filipino masses.