Arnell Ignacio resigns from OWWA post

By: - Reporter / @CMarquezINQ
/ 05:46 PM February 26, 2019

MANILA, Philippines — Comedian and TV host Arnell Ignacio has resigned from his post as deputy administrator at the Overseas Workers Welfare Administration (OWWA).

OWWA Administrator Hans Cacdac confirmed this in a phone interview with INQUIRER.net on Tuesday.


“Meron siyang [Ignacio] resignation letter but it is yet to be accepted,” he said.

Ignacio refused to mention the reason behind his resignation and told INQUIRER.net that he might arrange a press conference about his resignation on March 1.


President Rodrigo Duterte named Ignacio as deputy executive director V of OWWA on Jan. 23, 2018.

READ: Duterte appoints De Vera CHED OIC; Paras is DOLE Usec

In 2016, Ignacio was appointed as assistant vice president for the community relation and services department of Philippine Amusement and Gaming Corp. (Pagcor).

READ: TV host Arnell Ignacio appointed to Pagcor

Ignacio was also known for actively campaigning for Duterte during the 2016 Presidential polls. /je

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