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Lacson: Time for Ombudsman to Step into β€˜Pork’ Insertion Mess

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With exposes on β€œpork” in the proposed P3.7-trillion budget for 2019 now coming out left and right, it may be time for new Ombudsman Samuel Martires to step into the picture.

Sen. Panfilo M. Lacson said this Tuesday as he thanked an unlikely ally for revealing that a single contractor hogged no less 30 flood control projects worth billions of pesos.

Lacson said both the House of Representatives and the Office of the Ombudsman can conduct their own probes into the revelations.

β€œExpose pa more! A single contractor bagging 30 flood control projects worth billions of pesos calls for a congressional inquiry/Ombudsman investigation. Thank God I found an unlikely β€˜ally’ in Cong. Andaya,” Lacson said in a post on his Twitter account.

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