Sa pamamagitan ng FB Live, ay inihain na ni Taguig Rep. Alan Peter Cayetano ang irrevocable resignation bilang House Speaker. Nagpasalamat si Cayetano sa suporta ng pangulo mula sa pagiging running mate, Senador, DFA secretary at House Speaker.
Cayetano made the announcement in a Facebook Live video as House members were ratifying the election of Marinduque Representative Lord Allan Velasco as his replacement.
“Verbally, I am tendering my irrevocable resignation as the speaker of the House,” Cayetano said.
“Pakiusap ko sa aking mga kasama, 3 o clock [p.m.], elect your new Speaker and pass the budget,” he added, referring to the proposed P4.5-trillion national budget for 2021 that will be tackled as the chamber starts its special session Tuesday.