3 weeks Sen. Gatchalian urges Sec. Duque: ‘Go on leave while OMB probes DOH MB
By Hannah L. Torregoza Senator Sherwin Gatchalian on Thursday said Health Secretary Francisco Duque III should consider taking a leave of absence while the Office of the Ombudsman is investigating the alleged irregularities in the Department of Health’s (DOH) COVID-19 response. Sen. Sherwin Gatchalian(Senate of the Philippines / MANILA BULLETIN FILE PHOTO) “To make the investigation impartial, I think the best and the most appropriate thing to do is to take a leave of absence, at the very least, so that it would be an impartial investigation,” Gatchalian said in a virtual press briefing. “Because, obviously you can influence the ... more