Duterte appoints Mocha Uson as OWWA executive director

first_imgMANILA – Former Palace communication official Ester Margaux “Mocha” Uson got another government post. This time, President Rodrigo Duterte appointed her as Deputy Executive Director of the Overseas Workers Welfare Administration (OWWA). The OWWA appointment of the 37-year-old Uson was confirmed in the new list of presidential appointees from Malacañang that was released publicly on Monday. She has tendered her resignation on October last year as she had tried to secure a seat in the House of Representatives through party-list AA-Kasosyo. The group, however, lost in the May midterm elections./PN Upon hearing her new cabinet position, Uson said that she will now have more time to focus on the needs of overseas Filipino workers, which includes the creation of a department intended for OFWs. At PCOO, Uson drew flak for allegedly spreading disinformation online, posting a racy video on federalism and a video of her friend – blogger Drew Olivar – flailing his arms around pretending to do the sign language on her Facebook page.center_img Upon hearing her new cabinet position, former Palace communication official Ester Margaux “Mocha” Uson says she will now have more time to focus on the needs of overseas Filipino workers. ABS-CBN NEWS Prior to her OWWA job, Uson has joined the government as a member of the Movie and Television Review and Classification Board before being named as assistant secretary at the Presidential Communications Operations Office (PCOO). “Mukhang dadami ang puting buhok ko,” Uson said on her radio program on Monday afternoon.last_img read more