Marcos accepts Sara Duterte's resignation as Education chief

Marcos accepts Sara Duterte’s resignation as DepEd chief

By: - Reporter / @zacariansINQ
/ 03:17 PM June 19, 2024

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The First Couple, President Ferdinand Marcos Jr. and First Lady Liza Araneta-Marcos (left), and Vice President Sara Duterte. Photos from the official Facebook pages of Marcos and Duterte

MANILA, Philippines — President Ferdinand Marcos Jr. accepted Vice President Sara Duterte’s resignation as Education secretary and member of the Cabinet, said the Palace on Wednesday.

READ: Vice Pres. Sara Duterte resigns as DepEd secretary, says Palace


“Yes, accepted,” Press Secretary Cheloy Garafil told reporters when asked if Marcos accepted Duterte’s resignation.


Duterte resigned on Wednesday afternoon at exactly 2:21 p.m.

The Palace said Duterte tendered her resignation as member of the Cabinet, Department of Education secretary and National Task Force to End Local Communist Armed Conflict vice chairperson.

This action will be effective on July 19.

Her resignation comes after weeks of being unresponsive to media queries in several issues, including China’s increased aggression in the West Philippine Sea and controversies surrounding Philippine Offshore Gaming Operators.

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