Aquino says critics against beneficiaries of his administration
MANILA, Philippines–President Benigno Aquino III chastised his critics in his fifth State of the Nation Address (Sona), saying they are against those who benefited in his platform of good governance.
Aquino said if his critics are against him, they are also against the informal settlers who benefited in the relocation programs, the Muslims who will benefit in the peace accord, students who benefited in the the courses offered by the Technical Education and Skills Development Authority (Tesda), and victims of storms who were rescued from harm.
In Congress, militant solons endorsed three impeachment complaints against Aquino over the partly unconstitutional Disbursement Acceleration Program and the Enhanced Defense Cooperation Agreement.
“Kontra rin po sila sa inyo… Patuloy pa rin ang kontra sa pagbabago (They are against you…They are against reforms),” Aquino said.
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