6 months Ombudsman orders dismissal of ex-NFA administrator, 2 BOC officials for rice smuggling MB
  By Raymund Antonio The Office of the Ombudsman has ordered the dismissal from service of former National Food Authority (NFA) administrator Jason Aquino and two Bureau of Customs officials over the smuggling of Vietnam rice in Cagayan De Oro. Office of the Ombudsman (MANILA BULLETIN) In its decision, the Ombudsman found Aquino, who was the NFA administrator when the rice smuggling allegedly happened, guilty of administrative charges of grave misconduct. Aside from Aquino, former Cagayan de Oro district collector Tomas Alcid and former Customs liaison officer to the NFA Geniefelle Lagmay were also dismissed. The decision was approved last ... more