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‘Koko’ prods Comelec lawyer to follow example of Zubiri By Angie M. Rosales

Sunday, August 28, 2011

‘Koko’ prods Comelec lawyer to follow example of Zubiri

By Angie M. Rosales 08/28/2011

“Do a Zubiri!”

This was the call made by Sen. Aquilino “Koko” Pimentel III yesterday to a lawyer at the Commission on Elections (Comelec) who was appointed as law department chief despite his being dragged in the P700-million ballot secrecy folder scam last year.

Pimentel urged lawyer Allen Francis Abaya to turn down the appointment and spare the poll body from further condemnation even as he bared plans of filing a resolution in the upper chamber to probe his reported “re-appointment” after having been suspended for six months.

Abaya, along with six other Comelec officials, was meted the suspension for approving the alleged highly overpriced ballot folders that were supposed to be used during the May 10, 2010 presidential elections.

“As a victim of electoral fraud myself, I am extremely wary of election officials whose record has been tainted in any way by involvement in election irregularities,” the senator said..... MORE

SourceThe Daily Tribune

URL: http://www.tribuneonline.org/metro/20110828met1.html

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