Pimentel: If DepEd doesn”t act on allegedly overpriced camera issue, Senate can
By HANA BORDEY, GMA Integrated News
The Senate Blue Ribbon Committee should launch an investigation into allegedly overpriced cameras procured by the Department of Education if the agency will not take action on these claims, Senate Minority Leader Aquilino “Koko” Pimentel III said Thursday.
“It’s worth looking into and then kasi kung hindi aksyunan ng DepEd ‘yan, pwede na aksyunan ng Blue Ribbon ‘yan [if the DepEd doesn’t act on it, the Blue Ribbon can],” Pimentel said in an online interview.
The lawmaker believes that the Senate Blue Ribbon Committee already has the “expertise” to investigate cases of overpricing because it has already