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Hontiveros bats for probe on CHEd’s P7-B ‘questionable releases’

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Hontiveros bats for probe on CHEd’s P7-B ‘questionable releases’

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Hontiveros filed Senate Resolution No.128 to probe the implementation of the Unified Student Financial Assistance System for Tertiary Education (UniFAST) This came after the Commission on Audit (COA) flagged billions-worth of releases under the CHED scholarship program.“UniFAST is supposed to be the answer to the gap in education for millions of underprivileged youth.

The resolution also revealed that UniFAST made P824 million worth of payments to SUCs and LUCs without official receipts.“Nakaka-alarma na naglabas sila ng ganyang kalaking pera na walang tamang dokumento.

In her resolution, Hontiveros cited COA’s report that UniFAST had P3.4 billion worth of delayed and non-submission of billings and documents to state and universities and colleges (SUCs) and local universities and colleges (LUCs).

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Author / Journalist: Joseph Pedrajas

Category: Nation Politics

Topics: National CHED Risa Hontiveros Investigation Senate resolution News

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Published Date: 2022-08-11, 07:24:00

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