11 months DepEd welcomes inquiry into alleged budget ‘irregularities’ MB
By Merlina Hernando-Malipot  The Department of Education (DepEd) welcomed the inquiry that the Senate and the House of Representatives plan to conduct regarding the alleged “irregularities” in its budget as cited by the Commission on Audit (COA) and expressed its intent to further strengthen its financial management systems. Department of Education (MANILA BULLETIN) “We will appreciate a public process to respond to the issues raised in the COA report,” DepEd said in a statement amid the controversies that hound the agency’s expenditure as cited in the 2018 COA report. Earlier, Senate Committee on Basic Education Chair Senator Sherwin Gatchalian and ... more