Aug 20, 2017 @ 18:33

Vice President Leni Robredo on Sunday thanked Presidential Communication Assistant Secretary Mocha Uson for sharing a Twitter pollwhich noticed her as best choice for the vacant seat on the Department of Social Welfare and Development.

Uson performed the Twitter poll simply hours after the Commission on Appointmens rejected Judy Taguiwalo as DSWD chief final week.

Robredo overwhelmingly topped the stated survey with 81 p.c.

In her weekly radio present “Biserbisyong Leni” at RMN, Robredo stated she was stunned that Uson, a staunch supporter of President Rodrigo Duterte, had included her among the many selections.

“Unang una, medyo nagulat ako na sinama niya iyong pangalan ko,” she stated. “Nagpapasalamat na din tayo kay Asec. Mocha Uson, na pagpapakita siguro na may tiwala na puwede tayong humawag ng ganiyang kabigat na puwesto.”

Robredo stated she was much more grateful for those that confirmed their belief by voting for her there.

“Mas malaki sigurong pagpapasalamat sa mga nagpahayag na ako iyong preference nila, kasi pagpapakita na tinitiwalaan tayo sa ganitong larangan,” she stated. “Nabalitaan ko pa lang po iyang noong nakaraang araw, kaya medyo nagulat po tayo, at nagpapasalamat tayo.”

Robredo had previosly accepted President Duterte’s supply to head the Housing and Urban Development Coordinating Council (HUDCC) in July 2016.

Her stint was lower quick, nonetheless, when she tendered her resignation in December 2016, after she was requested to desist from attending Cabinet conferences. She stated such directive would make it “untenable” for her to do her job as HUDCC chief.

Since she give up final December, Robredo has been spending most of her time with he flagship program, Angat Buhay, which goals to attain the smallest, farthest, and poorest communities within the nation.

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