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Koko to DPWH: Stop repairing good roads 03/24/2012

Saturday, March 24, 2012

Koko to DPWH: Stop repairing good roads

03/24/2012
Senator Aquilino “Koko” Pimentel III today said he will ask Public Works Secretary Rogelio Singson to explain why some roads in good condition are unnecessarily being repaired while other roads damaged by recent typhoons have yet to be rehabilitated.

Pimentel issued the call after his office received several reports from local commuters and motorists questioning the indiscriminate and unnecessary repair of good roads in Metro Manila as well as the San Luis road in Pampanga and some roads in Mindanao.

“It is indeed puzzling why roads in perfect condition are being subjected to maintenance and improvement works while those damaged by thropical storm “Sendong” have been neglected for months. Why do we have to rebuild good roads while other places do not even have roads at all?” he asked..... MORE

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URL: http://www.tribuneonline.org/nation/20120324nat3.html

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