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TitleThe Barangay Budget and the Budget Process
TagsAppropriations Bill (United States) Police Government Budgets And Budgeting
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calamities occurs?

Yes. The Sangguniang Barangay may, by way of enacting a supplemental

budget, realign appropriations for the purchase of supplies and materials

or for payment of services which are exceptionally urgent or absolutely

indispensable to prevent imminent danger to, or loss of life or property

Oban backs turnover of AFP budget management to DND

By Jaime Laude (The Philippine Star) Updated April 02, 2011 12:00 AM Comments (0)

MANILA, Philippines - Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) chief Gen. Eduardo Oban expressed support for

proposals to turn over management of the military budget to the Department of National Defense (DND).

Oban though stressed the proposal needs a thorough study if this would further promote organizational


“For as long there is a check and balance and in the spirit of transparency, accountability and fairness, and

for as long as it can respond to the military requirements in the most expeditious and most efficient way, I

don’t have any problem with that,” Oban said.

Oban also exhorted the troops to prove that they are men of honor even in the wake of a recent Pulse Asia

survey showing the AFP is the most corrupt state agency.

Oban said the negative perceptions about the AFP’s image should prod the military personnel to work harder

to reverse them.

“In the midst of the survey, the controversies, let us stand tall and show the world that we are men and

women of honor… let us make this an inspiration, or a motivation, to work doubly hard to turn this

perception around,” Oban said.

“I would like to emphasize that the soldiers will continue to serve our country. Some of them, a handful of

them, were implicated in corruption but this does not speak for the entire organization,” he said.

Oban ensured that abuses such as the diversion of funds and the giving of hefty sums to top officers would

not happen under his watch.

Oban expressed his support for a civilian agency to handle the military’s budget affairs to disallow any

opportunity of corruption in the ranks.

The Pulse Asia survey came at the height of the Senate investigation on the plea bargaining agreement

made by former AFP comptroller Carlos Garcia with government special prosecutors.

Garcia is facing plunder raps before the Sandiganbayan for allegedly stealing around P300 million from state


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