Customs Commissioner Nic Faeldon stood by his company’s hiring of celeb athletes Kenneth Duremdes, Marlou Aquino, Ej Feihl, and Alyssa Valdez as intel brokers. ambassadors of goodwill, and bodily health advocates amongst workers.
In a press convention at the BOC Friday, Faeldon mentioned that he tapped Duremdes, Aquino and Valdez as a “group of communicators” to bridge the hole between the BOC and the public. “We are not hiding them, we are sending them all over the country in tournaments and sports clinics,” mentioned Faeldon.
“I feel they are underpaid…their wage is so small compared to the affect of delivering individuals this humongous process for our nation. I really begged them, we’d like you. Can you think about a full-blooded customs official reaching out to the individuals
Atty. Mandy Anderson, Faeldon’s chief of workers, mentioned the 28 athletes have been paid between P20,000 and P50,000 every.
Anderson mentioned the celeb athletes can be utilized in an inforgraphic collection for balikbayan packing containers. (She mentioned Valdez’s contract was just for three months and this has not been renewed).
Faeldon mentioned Duremdes and Aquino merely beefed up the BOC basketball workforce (largely made up of natural BOC personnel) which particpated in an inter-egency event sponsored by UNTV.
Faeldon mentioned the 7-1 Feihl was critical in being an intel officer of the BOC that he has even attended seminars to put together him for his job. But since Congress has outed Feihll, Faeldon has no alternative however to drop as an intel agent which he felt was unlucky as a result of basketball gamers have been a magnet for insider data.
“They can merge with individuals, they collect data once they play basketball with them as a result of individuals volunteer data to them.
Internally, Faeldon mentioned the celeb athletes have been additionally deployed to promote bodily health amongst their workers.
During the press convention, Duremdes mentioned he was proud to be aprt of the BOC workforce and oene of its ambassador of goodwill. “Masaya ang mga tao pag nakakahalobilo namin sila. We also promote camaraderie and unity among the workforce,” mentioned Duremdes.