MANILA, Philippines — Some House lawmakers named by President Rodrigo Duterte on Monday as allegedly linked to corruption cried foul and denied being involved in alleged corrupt practices in the Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH).
“I vehemently deny the baseless and grossly unfair accusation! The PACC [Presidential Anti-Corruption Commission] and or any government agency has not conducted any investigation regarding any project in my province,” Occidental Mindoro Rep. Josephin Ramirez-Sato told INQUIRER.net in a text message.
“I challenge them to investigate!” she added.
Northern Samar Rep. Paul Daza said the corruption allegations against him are “[n]othing furthe…
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