CamSur Rep. Bordado moves to increase OVP’s 2021 budget
Camarines Sur Rep. Gabriel Bordado has moved to increase the budget of the Office of the Vice President.
Vice President Leni Robredo personally attended the budget hearing of her office today at the House of Representatives.
Bordado interpellate the Vice President, where he underscored the need to increase the budget of VP Leni’s office.
“INCREASE THE BUDGET OF THE OVP!: I never expected that Her Excellency, Vice President Leni Gerona Robredo, would attend the budget briefing for the Committee on Appropriations,” said Bordado.
“I nonetheless proceeded with my interpellation, underscoring the fact that the Office of the Vice President (OVP) received for the second consecutive year the highest audit rating by the Commission on Audit,” he added.
He also noted how VP Leni and her team were art forefront of the battle against Covid-19 on top of its multiple projects aimed at “engaging citizens in nation-building, promoting the principles of democracy, and empowering communities in the fight against poverty.”
“Ironically, the OVP has one of the lowest budgetary allocations in the entire bureaucracy. I am, therefore, calling for a substantial increase in its 2021 budget,” said the CamSur solon.