Kiko Pangilinan resigns as LP president

Liberal Party (LP) President Senator Kiko Pangilinan has assumed full responsibility for the defeat of Otso Diretso senatorial slate during the recent elections.

“As campaign manager for the Otso Diretso slate, I was unable to ensure our victory in the elections and I therefore assume full responsibility for the outcome and hold myself primarily accountable for this defeat and have tendered my resignation as president of the LP effective June 30, 2019,” he said in a statement.