August 12, 2021
MANILA – President Rodrigo Duterte has ordered the Department of Health (DOH) to explain the reported “deficiencies” found by the Commission on Audit (COA) in the agency’s handling of PHP67.32 billion in Covid-19 funds in 2020, Malacañang said on Thursday.Presidential Spokesperson Harry Roque said Duterte is “withholding judgment” until after the DOH submits an explanation on the questionable handling of funds and COA releases its final audit report.
“Ang instruction ng Presidente sagutin mabuti ang mga observation ng COA (The President’s instruction is for the DOH to answer COA’s observations),” Roque said in a Palace press briefing.
He assured that Duterte will spare no one in his administration’s fight against corruption. Read More