DAVAO CITY, Philippines — President Rodrigo Duterte has appointed television host Arnell Ignacio as Deputy Director V at the Overseas Workers Welfare Administration (OWWA).
Ignacio, whose real name is Arnaldo Arevalo Ignacio, was appointed Assistant Vice President for Community Relations and Services Department of the Philippine Gaming and Amusement Corporation (PAGCOR) in July 2016.
But Ignacio reportedly wanted OWWA over Pagcor post.
Ignacio, who was among the artists who supported Duterte during the presidential campaign.
OWWA is an attached agency of the Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE).
The Palace released Ignacio’s appoint Thursday, January 25, 2018.-Harold V. Pontongan/Newsline.ph