VICE President and Education Secretary Sara Duterte, daughter of former President Rodrigo Duterte, had filed her irrevocable resignation from the Lakas-Christian Muslim Democrats (Lakas-CMD) Party.
Duterte served as the Lakas-CMD chairperson, when she replaced Sen. Bong Revilla
She also ran for the second highest post in the land under the said party during the 2022 elections.
In her statement, Duterte thanked the party members for their support.
“I am grateful to all the party members for the support that also once demonstrated that unity is possible to advance our shared dreams for our fellow Filipinos and our beloved country,” she said.
She also said that her commitment in serving the country remains “immutable.”
“I am here today because of the trust of the Filipino people in me to lead and serve them and the country, and this cannot be poisoned by political toxicity or undermined by execrable political power play,” she also said.
Likewise, Duterte called on “all leaders” in order to work for the betterment of the Philippines and “leave a legacy of a strong and stable homeland.”
Catherine R. Cueto