More gov’t officials under investigation — Duterte

President Rodrigo Roa Duterte said there are more government officials are under investigation for graft and corruption.

Recent news reports reveal the two government officials, Department of Justice (DOJ) Assistant Secretary Moslemen T. Macarambon Sr. and Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) Assistant Secretary Tingagun A. Umpa, who were asked by the President to resign or be fired for corruption.

Other government officials mentioned by President Duterte include the following: Atty. Ambrosi Basman, Atty. Rohani Basman, Amisa Lumodtod, Amelkier Macabando (ex-mayor of Marawi City), Atty. Samina Sambaco Macabando Usman (DOJ prosecutor), OIC Pasay City Prosecutor Atty. Benjamin Lanto, inquest prosecutor Clemente Villanueva, assistant prosecutor Florencio Dela Cruz, NAIA District Collector Ramon Anquilan, NAIA Intelligence and Investigation Division Director Adzhar Albani, and Customs operations officer Lomontod Macabanto.

The said government officials are currently suspended, pending the investigation.

“I want the Ombudsman so that there will be no complaints. They are too many,” President Duterte said.