P-Noy says those who misused pork barrel funds will be punished

The pork barrel funds will be abolished and replaced by something else.

ABS-CBNNews.com reports thaton Monday, August 26-during the celebration of the National Heroes’s Day at the Libingan ng mga Bayani-President Benigno Aquino III "vowed anew to bring to justice those behind the misuse of the pork barrel funds meant to deliver services to the country’s impoverished sector." In his speech, Aquino reiterated that "the new system which will replace the pork barrel, formally known as the Priority Development Assistance Fund (PDAF), will be stricter."

 

He also emphasized: "Gagawin natin ang lahat ng ating makakaya upang tukuyin at panagutin ang mga nag-kutsabahan para dungisan ang dapat sana’y marangal na layuninn ng dating PDAF (We will do everything we can to get the people who corrupted what used to be the PDAF and to punish them for their conspiracy to use the funds for their own purpose)."

 

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