Former Cotabato Governor, journalist, and sports enthusiast Manny Piñol revealed that the Aquino administration is blackmailing the recipients of 4Ps aka “Pantawid Pamilyang Pilipino Program, by threatening the people that the said program will be discontinued of Roxas will not win as the next Philippine president.
On his column at Netijourn.com, the former governor explained the “dirty tactics” of Liberal Party standard bearer Manual Roxas III, and the current DSWD secretary Dinky Soliman.
Piñol said that the 4Ps will continue under the administration of the next president because the fund used in the program is not from the government.
Roxas has been using the 4Ps program in his campaigns telling people that he will continue, and even increase the fund if he wins the elections.
Piñol have something to say in details.
- The 4Ps was started by President Gloria Macapagal Arroyo and not by President Aquino.
- The funds being used in 4Ps is not from the Aquino government and not free. It is made up of US$405 million loan from the World Bank (WB) and US$400 million from the Asian Development Bank (ADB).
- The 4Ps is now being used as a political tool by DSWD secretary and Roxas supporter Dinky Soliman – contrary to what she said in the past that “No politician should be associated with the program”.
The former governor also slammed Roxas and Soliman for deceiving the poor people, saying the budget is too large, but poor people only gets the fraction of it. He revealed that the 2016 budget of P64B has been allocated already before Roxas’ camp decided to use it as a tool.
Piñol stated that the Aquino and Roxas camp is desperate after the candidate performed poorly in recent surveys.
He also criticized the administration in offering Manny Pacquiao 400 million pesos campaign fund if Pacquiao join the Liberal Party – which the later rejected.
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