39 in WV charged over SAP cash assistance

first_imgThe government stressed that SAP’s priority are families who need cash assistance the most, particularly those belonging in the informal sector whose livelihood has been most affected by the quarantine./PN Of the 39, 11 were barangay captains, eight were barangay councilmen, eight were barangay secretaries, five were barangay health workers, one purok leader, two liaison officers, one municipal social welfare officer, and three were civilians. “We continue to appeal to the public. Report to the nearest police station or PRO-6 irregularities in the distribution of SAP,” said Pamuspusan. In coordination with the Criminal Investigation and Detection Group (CIDG), the PRO-6 filed the following charges against the 39 individuals: In Western Visayas, the subsidy is  P6,000 for each beneficiary (per family or household basis). The program is headed by the Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD), in cooperation with the Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE), Department of Trade and Industry (DTI), Department of Agriculture (DA), Department of Finance (DOF), Department of Budget and Management (DBM), and Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG). ILOILO City – From May 6 to 29, the Police Regional Office 6 (PRO-6) has charged 39 persons for alleged anomalies in the distribution of emergency cash assistance from the national government’s Social Amelioration Program (SAP). * violation of RA 6713 (Code of Conduct and Ethical Standards for Public Officials and Employees) The amount varies, depending on the prevailing regional minimum wage rates and takes into account the other subsidy programs in cash or in-kind, under the DSWD.center_img Joint Memorandum Circular No. 1 Series of 2020 signed by the implementing departments states that each qualified family can receive between P5,000 to P8,000 per month for two months for basic food, medicine, and toiletries. In this time of pandemic, corruption has no place in Western Visayas, he stressed. Police Brigadier General Rene Pamuspusan, regional police director, commended the people who mustered courage to report the alleged anomalies. * violation of RA 11469 (An Act Declaring the Existence of a National Emergency Arising from the Coronavirus Disease 2019) * falsification and use of falsified documents SAP is a cash emergency subsidy program mandated by the new law, the Bayanihan to Heal as One Act, which was signed by President Rodrigo Duterte on March 25, 2020. * violation of Republic Act (RA) 3019 (Anti-Graft and Corrupt Practices Act)last_img read more

NANF Showers Amodu’s Widow with Xmas Gifts

first_imgThe widow of Amodu was full of praise for the NANF’s team lead by former national player, Clement Temile, who made the presentations on behalf of NANF team which includes former national goalkeeper, Segun Oguns and other members.She thanked the NANF team for appreciating her late husband contributions to football development and finding time to visit with them especially at Christmas and supporting her family after the demise of their breadwinner. She also noted that a lot of Nigerians and members of the football family do not remember them again and the once full house during festive period like Xmas is quite and lonely but for NANF visitation coming at the first Christmas celebration post Amodu demise.She use the opportunity to appreciate the Nigeria Football Federation, NFF, for paying the family her husband’s outstanding entitlement recently while also reminding the sports minister to fulfill the promises made to the family during his visit to her after Amodu’s burial.Share this:FacebookRedditTwitterPrintPinterestEmailWhatsAppSkypeLinkedInTumblrPocketTelegram The Larry Kubeinje led National Association of Nigeria Footballers in conjunction with all his state’s chapters impacted on the lives of the widows of its late members arising from the mandate of the Association’s Congress, who has charged the new exco to take the welfare of the member as a priority in relations with the recession experience in the country. Consequently, the newly rectified NANF exco in keeping with the traditions during the Christmas celebration instituted the “NANF Xmas Milk of Kindness Mobile Train” to torch the life’s of widows of NANF with specially packaged food box hamper comprising of 50Kg bags of rice, groundnut oil and assorted drinks with cash donations was sent to widows of footballer nationwide through its state’s chapter.In Lagos, the NANF mobile train first point of call on Boxing Day was at the Surulere home of the ex – Super Eagles handler and NFF Technical Director, Amodu shuibu, where the NANF food box hamper including cash sum was presented to Amodu’s  widow.last_img read more

Guinness honours Ghana coach Kwesi Appiah

first_imgGuinness, the flagship brand of Guinness Ghana Breweries Limited (GGBL), has honoured coach Kwesi Appiah for being the first local coach to lead Ghana to qualify to the 2014 FIFA World Cup at a plush event in Accra.Guinness presented an 18 carat gold harp and products to coach Kwesi Appiah and announced that it will be supporting the Black Stars coach’s dream of setting up a sports academy in Ghana. “We are particularly excited because our premium brand Guinness, official beverage sponsor of the Black Stars, a brand built on quality, passion and the drive to win everywhere; a brand made of more, clearly associates with coach Kwesi Appiah for demonstrating these shared qualities,” Peter Ndegwa, managing director of GGBL, said.”Coach Kwesi Appiah is more than a coach. He is the first local coach to quality the Black Stars to the FIFA World Cup. Like Guinness, coach Kwesi Appiah is indeed made of more.” Ghana dismantled Egypt to qualify and Ghana has been drawn in what pundits say is the ‘Group of death’ with Germany, United States of America and Portugal for the 2014 World Cup finals to be staged in Brazil.last_img read more