Krizle Grace Mago, Pharmally 's main point person in government projects, says when asked in the Senate if they swindled the government, 'I believe that is the case.' BudgetWatch
Krizle Grace Mago, Pharmally 's main point person in government projects, says when asked in the Senate if they swindled the government, 'I believe that is the case'
, with only P625,000 in capital, yet it was awarded the most pandemic contracts, totaling P10 billion so far, courtesy of the Procurement Service-Department of Budget and Management (PS-DBM).The Senate hearings have revealed that to cope with their contracts, Pharmally would be financed and guaranteed to their Chinese suppliers
by Michael Yang, former economic adviser to President Rodrigo Duterte.The hearings have also revealed that in the first tranche of 500,000 face masks, which were delivered in March 2020 to PS-DBMahead of a purchase order, Pharmally bought supplies from Tigerphil Marketing, which in turn bought the supplies from a company called Greentrends. Greentrends sold it at P18, while Pharmally sold it to the PS-DBM for P27.72 per piece.
On Friday, the Senate security staff said it could not locate Greentrends' address, leading senators to conclude it is a fictitious address.Bid documents obtained by Rapplershow that in June 2021, the DOH awarded a new face shield contract to Pharmally worth P37.9 million. It was a deal won not by Pharmally alone, but through a joint venture with another young company, Business Beyond Limits OPC (BBLOPC). headtopics.com
BBLOPC's office is located in the same high-rise tower in Taguig City, and one of its nominees is Mago. It is owned by a sole incorporator – a certain Sophia Mercedes Custodio who subscribed P10 million as capital when the company incorporated in June 2020, according to Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) records obtained by Rappler.
"The truth is, I was appointed, how do I say this,nilagay ako diyan(I was placed there) for convenience," said Mago, adding that it was she who knew how to prepare bid documents.Senator Richard Gordon appealed to Mago to cooperate with the blue ribbon committee, and in exchange, they would offer her protection.
"I don't want to go after you.Gusto naming makipag-cooperate ka para sa bayan(we want you to cooperate for the country)," said Gordon.Her voice breaking, Mago said:"I am very willing to cooperate. Please give me enough time to think about this, and I will reach out to you."
President Rodrigo Duterte has repeatedly defended Yang, Pharmally and PS-DBM former chief Lloyd Christopher Lao, and had instead slammed the Senate blue ribbon committee for continuing the investigation.In the last hearing, Senator Francis Pangilinan uncovered that headtopics.com
worth of test kits, some of them from Pharmally, had expired without being used by the DOH because of short shelf life.As Lao continued to defend the Pharmally deals by saying they wereby Duterte's Bayanihan 1, Pangilinan said they would have to check if Bayanihan 1 had already taken effect on March 25.
Duterte's response was to chide Pangilinan for"debating technicalities in the middle of a global pandemic." – Read more: Rappler »
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MacarioBonifac1 Baka pinatuwad na yan ni YANG at Dog style para manahimik,..sayang dapat si mayor mauna,.!! Swindle sounds like a rather word to use given the amount involved in the transaction. More like nagsabwatan ang Pharmally sa Duterte government? Naku... wala ka nang work sa Monday Krizle.. Anong nangyayari sa face shield pag expired na? Nalulusaw ba? Hindi na effective? 😂😂
Anong depensa ni atty duterte dito? Mga dds! Gising na!
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