6 billion of PDAF
where about P500 million went to the so-called "Napoles NGOs.
Government sectors such as the Department of Education (DepEd), Department of Health (DoH) and Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH), among others, need funds that can be accessed from the PDAF
," she said.
In his seven-page petition, Pedrito Nepomuceno called on the court to issue a cease and desist order to President Benigno Aquino, as well as to the Department of Budget and Congress, to stop them from releasing PDAF
closes down a source for immediate funding to finance projects that would redound to the immediate needs of the people," Yap said.
There's nothing on our table at the moment with respect to the PDAF
cases because that is something being handled by the IAGC," she told the panel.
Revelations by whistle blowers that Janet Lim Napoles of the JLN Group of Companies cornered P10bn funds representing PDAF
allocations of five senators and 23 congressmen has angered the public.
Sandigan said the PDAF
was mistakenly used instead for emergency repairs on an unrelated farm-to-market road damaged by floods.
The justice secretary disclosed that "another possible batch" of PDAF
cases will be filed by the Ombudsman, "but not involving Napoles NGOs.
55 million PDAF
in 2007 coursed through the bogus NGO Buhay Mo Mal Ko Foundation Inc.
The DOJ may have decided to take its time filing the third batch of PDAF
cases, but we expect to see some action in the coming weeks.
However, Rafanan could not say when the third batch of PDAF
complaint would be formally filed before the Sandiganbayan.
Honasan's graft indictment involved his P30 million PDAF
coursed through the National Commission on Muslim Filipinos (NCMF) as implementing agency and was intended to finance small and medium enterprise/livelihood projects for Muslim Filipinos in communities in the National Capital Region and Zambales.