By: Xave Gregorio
A lawmaker scolded Philippine Charity Sweepstakes Office (PCSO) normal supervisor Alexander Balutan and board member Sandra Cam over their persevering with quarrel on allegations of anomalies inside the federal government charity.
House Minority Leader Danilo Suarez instructed Balutan and Cam that they would wish to work collectively for the PCSO to operate properly.
“Mag-ayos kayo ng inyong problema and work together. There is no room for disagreement in an office that works for charity,” Suarez mentioned throughout Tuesday (February 13) throughout a probe by the House good authorities and public accountability committee.
“If you cannot work together, then one has to go,” Suarez mentioned.
The lawmaker additionally famous that Balutan’s repute is tough to tarnish, citing his accolades as a army man.
There is an extended standing row between Balutan and Cam, which began after the latter revealed a supposedly lavish Christmas get together for PCSO workers.
Balutan has accused Cam of plotting to oust him, with the backing of alleged playing lord Atong Ang, who he mentioned seeks to monopolize management over the operation of small city lottery.
Cam, nonetheless, mentioned she is merely following President Rodrigo Duterte’s “marching orders” to be a “fiscalizer” within the PCSO.
“Lalaban ako, your honors. Hanggang kailan, sa akin lang po ‘yun,” Cam instructed lawmakers as she broke down in tears but once more.
Cam additionally disagreed with Balutan, who instructed solons that the P6 million Christmas get together is “appropriate.”
“I believe that was a bare minimum na po na nakita namin na pwede naming gamitin [sa employees] na mahihirap lang rin po. May karapatan rin sila kahit papaano mamantikaan lang yung uso nila at yung katawan nila makatikim man lang ng aircon, dahil mahihirap lang rin sila,” Balutan mentioned.