Sara Duterte announced her resignation as DepEd Secretary
Vice President Sara Duterte resigns as Department of Education secretary on Wednesday, June 19.
Sara Duterte announced her resignation as DepEd Secretary

Sara Duterte resigns as DepEd secretary, holds press conference

Vice President Sara Duterte resigned from her position in President Ferdinand Marcos Jr.'s Cabinet on Wednesday, June 19, indicating a growing divide between the two factions.


The Malacañang Palace confirmed that Duterte submitted her resignation as Education Secretary and Vice Chairperson of the National Task Force to End Local Communist Armed Conflict (NTF-ELCAC) on Wednesday afternoon.


In a statement, the Presidential Communications Office noted that Duterte did not provide a specific reason for her resignation but mentioned that she would still fulfill her duties as Vice President. The office expressed gratitude for her service.

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