Palace orders ERC to implement suspension of 4 execs | Inquirer News

Palace orders ERC to implement suspension of 4 execs

By: - Reporter / @NCorralesINQ
/ 06:37 PM July 06, 2018

Malacañang ordered the chair of the Energy Regulatory Commission (ERC) to implement the suspension of four commissioners of the agency.

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Executive Secretary Salvador Medialdea issued the memorandum on July 6 to Agnes Devanadera. The commissioners have reportedly remained in their post despite their suspension.

The Ombudsman in May 18, 2018, suspended ERC Commissioners Alfredo Non, Gloria Victoria Yap-Taruc, Josefina Patricia Asirit and Geronimo Sta. Ana for three months for neglect of duty.

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This was after the officials allegedly tolerating the misuse of bill deposits by the Manila Electric Company. /jpv

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