A PROPOSED ordinance that would ensure transparency in any new purchase of land by the Capitol was introduced in the the Cebu Provincial Board (PB) yesterday. The sponsor, PB Member Grecilda Sanchez-Zaballero, cited the controversial P98.9 million purchase of the Balili property in Naga City, as the basis for the proposed law. The 2008 purchase [...]
THE Capitol stands by its decision to withhold payment of P6.88 million to a construction firm hired to backfill the 24.7 hectare Balili property in barangay Tina-an, Naga City.
By Peter L. Romanillos
The Capitol withheld P6.88 million as payment to a construction firm hired to backfill the 24.7 hectare Balili property in barangay Tina-an, Naga City.
By Ador Mayol
The 24.7-hectare Balili property in Barangay Tinaan, Naga City, Cebu, has brought more woes to suspended Cebu Gov. Gwendolyn Garcia as she faces a formal investigation by the Ombudsman for a P26.6-million project to fill the property, mostly under water, with earth.
A new Capitol treasurer was cleared by the Cebu Provincial Board (PB) to sign any and all checks issued by the province following the dismissal of his predecessor, who was found guilty in the 2008 Balili property purchase.