Published: Monday 05 February, 2018

WATCH Taxi Driver Impersonating Duterte Becomes Instant Celebrity in Davao

Taxi driver Elcias Bugsad is now a celebrity in Davao City. This after the taxi driver’s video impersonating President Rodrigo Duterte has gone viral. The video has now received more than 11 million views on Facebook.

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Duterte impersonator Elcias Bugsad with the passenger who uploaded his video, Rachel Dequina. (Facebook)

Mang Elcias Bugsad should thank one of his passengers, Rachel Oyette Dequina, for making his famous. Dequina recorded the taxi driver copying Duterte and posted it on Facebook. The rest is history.

According to a social media post, Mang Elcias is a former overseas Filipino worker in the Middle East. But since his retirement from being an OFW, Bugsad has been driving a taxi for Transylvania Transport Inc. in Davao City.

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Some netizens are wondering if President Duterte has seen Mang Elcias’ video. And wouldn’t it be wonderful if the taxi driver would come face to face with his idol.

Watch his original video HERE. Meanwhile, he is a clip of Mang Elcias Bugsad being interviewed by a local reporter in Davao.