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DILG probes governor, 14 mayors who jumped vaccine line

/ 04:45 AM April 06, 2021

MANILA, Philippines — The Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG) will look into the liability of 16 local officials who got vaccines against COVID-19 by allegedly jumping the line in the priority list.

Epimaco Densing III, undersecretary for operations of the DILG, on Monday said a governor, 14 mayors and a councilor had been asked to explain why they should not be sanctioned for getting COVID-19 shots along with health workers who were at the top of the priority list.

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Densing said the local officials had been issued show-cause orders.

“We are very clear about the Department of Health memorandum on priorities of vaccination and this is something that we will have to uphold,” he said.

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