Aquino wants ‘pork’ abolished


President Benigno Aquino 3rd wants the pork barrel funds system abolished

“Panahon na para I-abolish ang PDAF [It is time to abolish PDAF],” he said.

“Gagawa tayo ng ng bagong mekanismo [we will establish new mechanisms.]”

According to the President, the continuous tweaking mechanism will rationalize transparency of line items and lumpsum funds .

“Kaban ng bayan gagawin transparent para maintindihan ng publiko,” Aquino said adding that steps have been taken so that PDAF cannot be taken advantage of.Meanwhile, Aquino vowed conviction of all involved in pork barrel scam. CATHERINE S. VALENTE



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