Gyeonggi Province governor returns to Korea from Germany in a hurry, apologizes for his son’s actions“My son will fully cooperate with the police investigation and he will be paying the appropriate penalty.”
Gyeonggi Province Governor Nam Kyung-Pil held a press conference in the morning of September 19, and apologized for his son’s recent arrest on drug charges.
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“I have no words to say. I apologize,” said Governor Nam. “It is my fault for not properly instructing my son. I feel devastated and responsible as a father.”
When he was asked by reporters why he cancelled his official business trip, he answered, “I thought it was important for me to perform my duties as a governor faithfully.”
He avoided giving direct answers by saying, “I don’t think it is time for me to speak of my political plans. I will be talking about that later on. For now, it is time to fulfill my duties as a father and a governor,” when he was asked whether he will be running for the upcoming local election.
Meanwhile, after his son’ arrest, the governor wrote a Facebook post saying, “My eldest son, who assaulted a junior soldier during his military service, committed a crime again. I will be cancelling all my schedules and heading back on the earliest flight to Korea. I sincerely apologize,” while he was during his business trip in Germany.
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