5 months Duterte tells Comelec: Dispose of Smartmatic MB
By Argyll Geducos TOKYO, Japan — Despite Malacañang lauding the result of the recent elections, President Duterte is advising the Commission on Elections (COMELEC) to dispose of Smartmatic as it is susceptible to fraud. President Rodrigo Roa Duterte(KIWI BULACLAC/PRESIDENTIAL PHOTO / MANILA BULLETIN) President Duterte made the statement after a Filipino in Japan asked him to quiz the Comelec why they are still using Smartmatic despite the glitches in its servers and the issue of cheating in the 2016 polls. In his speech before members of the Filipino community here late Thursday, Duterte said that the issue with the government’s contractor ... more