The Blue Ribbon Committee in the Senate on Monday began their investigation of the anomalous corruption Malampaya fund, reportedly quoted in DYTR. The first hearing focused on the “findings” of the Commission on Audit (COA) report on the P900-million fund Malampaya believed to have been released to the Department of Agrarian Reform (DAR). However, this funding Php900 million went to the 12 non-government organizations (NGOs) that are thought to be “fake” in 2009.
It was reported that based on the disclosure of COA chairperson Grace Tan Polido “fake” that pointed to NGOS Janet Napoles, who was believed to be the mastermind of the P10-billion pork barrel fund anomalies in the Congressmen and Senators. Tan said that the Department of Budget and Management (DBM) is conducted, including the release of P900 million funding to the Department of Agrarian Reform (DAR) to 97 mayors. The fund is a “financial assistance” to the farmers affected by typhoons Ondoy and Pepeng, according to the news.
The Jagna, Garcia-Hernandez, Maribojoc and Pilar was reportedly benefited from the financial assistance summer P10 million each. However, he denied the major stakeholders. (RVO)