The Workers Assistance Center congratulates its chair of the board, The Most Reverend Ephraim Fajutagana, as the newly-elected 12th Supreme Bishop of the Iglesia Filipina Independiente (Philippine Independent Church) following its 12th Triennial General Assembly on May 10, 2011.

The Most Rev. Fajutagana served as WAC’s chairperson since 2007 during his reign as the General Secretary of IFI. He was the Diocesan Bishop in the province of Cavite from 2002 until his election as General Secretary in May 2005.

He assumed the chairmanship of the WAC’s Board of Trustees   at  the height of political repression and extra-judicial killings of activists   during the  Arroyo presidency. He replaced the late  Bishop Alberto Ramento, who  was  found murdered in his parish in Tarlac City in 2006.

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