Arnold Akip is a candidate in the 2022 Philippine elections for the position of Vice Governor in the province of Tawi-Tawi. Akip, an independent, is running without a party. Akip is running under the name "2 AKIP, ARNOLD (IND)" on election day.
This candidate is running for the position of Vice Governor. The governor is responsible for serving as presiding officer of the sangguniang panlalawigan (provincial board), appointing all officials and employees of the sangguniang panlalawigan aside from those appointments prescribed in the Local Government Code of 1991, and taking over as governor for the remaining years in a term in the event of permanent vacancy, therefore exercising all powers and functions of the provincial chief executive.