11 months COA seeks probe, filing of charges against deceased cabinet secretary MB
By Ben Rosario Top officials of the Commission on Audit have sought a graft probe and eventually, the filing of appropriate charges against a former Cabinet secretary who died two years ago, after recently finding him liable of authorizing excessive payment for a property sold to the government in 1978. Commission on Audit (MANILA BULLETIN) In a decision released recently, the COA-Commission Proper junked the appeal of the late former Public Works and Highways Secretary Simeon A. Datumanong for a reconsideration of the notice of disallowance of the P10.46 million payments made in 2004 for the Road Right-of-Way for the ... more