Ombudsman fires 3 Bukidnon NIA execs over P9.44-M fertilizer scam

DAVAO CITY (June 1) —The Office of the Ombudsman ordered the dismissal from the service of three officials from the National Irrigation Authority (NIA) Bukidnon Provincial Irrigation Office after uncovering multiple irregularities in the 2009 procurement of fertilizers worth P9,447,200.00. Found guilty of Gross Neglect of Duty are NIA Division Manager Editha Abdon, Administrative and …