Robredo resigns as Housing secretary

MANILA — (UPDATED) Vice President Leni Robredo will tender her resignation as Housing Secretary from the Cabinet of President Rodrigo Duterte on Monday.

She made the announcement in a statement released on Sunday.

According to the statement, she received a text message on Saturday from Cabinet Secretary Jun Evasco, Jr., relaying the President’s instruction through his executive assistant Bong Go for her “to desist from attending all Cabinet meetings” starting December 5.

“This is the last straw, because it makes it impossible for me to perform my duties. Hence, I am tendering my resignation from the Cabinet on Monday, December 5, 2016. With this resignation, you can expect that I will continue to support the positive initiatives of this administration and oppose those that are inimical to the people’s interest,” Robredo said.

sible for me to perform my duties. Hence, I am tendering my resignation from the Cabinet on Monday, December 5, 2016. With this resignation, you can expect that I will continue to support the positive initiatives of this administration and oppose those that are inimical to the people’s interest,” Robredo said.

Robredo resigns as Housing secretary

 

source : ABS

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