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LOOK: Robredo formally resigns as HUDCC chair

/ 11:16 AM December 05, 2016
PHOTO COURTESY OF THE OFFICE OF THE VICE PRESIDENT

PHOTO COURTESY OF THE OFFICE OF THE VICE PRESIDENT

Vice President Leni Robredo has sent her formal letter of resignation to President Rodrigo Duterte.

The letter was received by the Office of the Executive Secretary Salvador Medialdea at 9:07 a.m. Monday.

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Below is the full text of Robredo’s resignation letter:

“I accepted the appointment as Chairperson of the Housing and Urban Development Coordinating Council (HUDCC) given our shared commitment to the poor and marginalized.

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“I have exerted all effort to put aside our difference, maintain a professional working relationship, and work effectively despite the constraints because the Filipino people deserve no less.

“However, your directive for me to ‘desist from attending all Cabinet meetings’ has effectively made it impossible for me to do my job. Remaining in your Cabinet has become untenable.

“With due respect, I am tendering my resignation as HUDCC Chairperson effective immediately.”

Robredo announced her resignation on Sunday evening after Cabinet Secretary Jun Evasco, through a text message, relayed the President’s instruction for her to stop attending Cabinet meetings starting Dec. 5, Monday.

Later, the Malacañang confirmed giving the order against Robredo, citing “irreconcilable differences” between her and Duterte as reason. JE/rga

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