Customs Commissioner Nicanor Faeldon has pointed to politikos as a trigger for corruption throughout the Bureau of Customs as a result of they’re making an attempt to affect the appointment of sure officials.
In a press convention Wednesday (August 2), Faeldon mentioned corruption throughout the BOC will proceed so long as politikos are allowed to nominate their folks to guard their pursuits.
“Ok, si congressman, si konsehal, si barangay captain, si governor but believe me, most of them also have their own importation companies, forwarding companies,” he mentioned.
Faeldon, a Marine veteran, slammed politikos for getting offended at him when he turns down their request for appointment or promotion as a result of he believes it’s a “form of corruption.”
“My God, shame on you. Shame on you. Stop it. This is not your country, this is not your property… Pati assignment ituturo pa sa iyo. ‘O dito mo ilagay ha?’ Why will I allow that?” he mentioned.
“I am the one being blamed for all the lousiness here when they are the ones trying to put people here who are so lousy,” he added.
Some lawmakers, amongst them House Speaker Pantaleon Alvarez and Surigao del Norte Rep. Robert Ace Barbers, have requested Faeldon to resign over the entry of a shabu cargo value P6.four billion into the nation.
Alvarez was identified to have pushed for the promotion of BOC official Sandy Sacluti nevertheless it was rejected by Faeldon’s chief of employees, Mandy Anderson, as a result of he was unqualified.
President Rodrigo Duterte has expressed help for Faeldon amid the controversy, telling him to proceed serving the nation.