Senate Minority Leader Franklin Drilon has dodged media questions in regards to the Commission on Audit (COA) report on the Senate incurring an estimated P3 million price of overstocked or out of date gadgets throughout his incumbency as higher chamber chief.
But Majority Leader Vicente Sotto III mentioned that Drilon would have to finally face the music on the surplus workplace provides of the Senate uncovered by the COA, particularly the necessity to fill up on six-months price of toilet rolls.
“It’s best that it’s investigated and let’s find out who did the procurement and why. It’s the best thing to do now (to find out) kung talagang nag overstocked,” Sotto mentioned.
“Managot ang dapat managot. Ganun kasimple lang ang labanan dyan eh pera ng taongbayan yan. Ang iba sa amin, iniingatan namin ang paggamit nyan eh (government funds),” Sotto mentioned.
Senate reporters have dogged Drilon on his response on the mentioned COA report which confirmed the higher chamber incurring extra shares of toner cartridges, air freshener, AA batteries, paper fasteners, carbon paper and even toilet papers.
Drilon, nevertheless, refused to give any remark and was even irked why the media had picked on him to reply for the Senate’s purchases.