BREAKING: Comelec chair Andres Bautista resigns
Comelec Chair Andres Bautista. INQUIRER FILE PHOTO/ GRIG MONTEGRANDE
After âmuch prayer and discernment,â Commission on Elections (Comelec) Chair Andres Bautista announced on Wednesday his decision to resign from his post by the end of the year.
âIt is with my deep sadness that I am informing you about my decision to resign as the chair of the Commission on Elections by the end of the year,â Bautista said in an open letter posted on his social media accounts.
âAfter much prayer and discernment, I believe that this is the right time to step down given the postponement of the Barangay and SK elections.âADVERTISEMENT
âThis was not an easy decision, but my family, especially my children, need me now more than ever,â he said.
Bautistaâs resignation came less than a month after the House of Representatives junked an impeachment complaint against him over his alleged unexplained wealth. /cbb
Comelec Chair Andres Bautista posted the letter above on his official Twitter account and on his Facebook page on Oct. 11, 2017. ANDRES BAUTISTS FACEBOOK PAGE
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