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Andanar on Uson’s resignation: I wish her well

By: - Reporter / @NCorralesINQ
/ 03:57 PM October 03, 2018

Communications Secretary Martin Andanar respects the decision of his subordinate, Assistant Secretary Mocha Uson, to resign from her post at the Presidential Communications Operations Office (PCOO).

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“Mocha is still a diehard Duterte supporter and I am one with her in that aspect. I wish her well,” Andanar told reporters in a text message on Wednesday.

Uson announced her resignation during the PCOO’s budget deliberations at the Senate earlier Wednesday. 

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President Rodrigo Duterte has received Uson’s resignation letter but has yet to announce his acceptance of this.


In tandem with pro-Duterte blogger and friend Drew Olivar, Uson — a
former sexy starlet and girl group singer-dancer — has earned flak for their lewd “pepedederalismo” jingle-video and sign language video, which mocked the deaf-mute community.

Duterte and Andanar had previously defended Uson from the public’s backlash, saying it was part of her freedom of expression. /kga

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