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Ombudsman Morales to successor: ‘Monitor cases or go crazy’

/ 05:34 PM July 10, 2018

Constantly monitor cases or you will go crazy, outgoing Ombudsman Conchita Carpio-Morales has advised her successor on Monday.

“Given the volume of work here, you’ll go crazy if you don’t monitor [status of cases],” Morales said in an interview with Karen Davilla on ANC Headstart.

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Morales’ seven-year term ends on July 26, 2018. The Judicial and Bar Council (JBC) is already in the process of searching her replacement.

Morales said she keeps a piece of paper with a reminder to call investigators to follow-up on their investigation reports of which she said she expects them to exhaust all issues that pop up in the course of the investigation.

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The Ombudsman also advised her successor to prioritize high-profile cases such as the Priority Development Assistance Funds cases that involve millions. /muf Alyssa Javier/INQUIRER.net intern

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