Tag: Overpriced laptops

Jinggoy seeks special COA audit on DepEd’s ‘favored’ ICT supplies

(GMA NEWS) Senator Jinggoy Estrada has formally asked the Commission on Audit (COA) to conduct a special audit on the alleged “favored” suppliers of the Department of Education (DepEd). In a letter dated October 3, 2022, addressed to COA Chairperson Jose Calida through DepEd Supervising Auditor Job Aguirre Jr., Estrada asked the state auditors to…
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DepEd okayed laptop purchase for fear P2.4B will revert to Treasury

(MALAYA) A Department of Education official yesterday said the agency finalized the laptop contract with the Procurement Service of the Department of Budget and Management even without a final Memorandum of Agreement for fear that the P2.4 billion allocated funds will revert to the National Treasury if not used on time. DepEd Undersecretary for Finance…
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P6B worth of contracts questioned

P6B WORTH OF CONTRACTS QUESTIONED: Sen. Jinggoy Ejercito Estrada, during the hybrid Blue Ribbon Committee inquiry Thursday, September 29, 2022, on the alleged overpriced and outdated laptops procured by the Department of Education (DepEd) through the Department of Budget and Management Procurement Service quizzes DepEd Information and Communications Dir. Abram Abanil on the multiple contracts the…
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