Ex Lanao Del Sur mayor faces charges for failure to file SALNPosted on
DAVAO CITY, Philippines — The Office of the Ombudsman charged Former Mayor Usoph Munder of Bubong, Lanao Del Sur for his failure to file his 2008 Statement of Assets, Liabilities and Net Worth (SALN).
The Office of the Ombudsman for Mindanao Records show that Munder failed to file his SALN for the fiscal year 2008.
As defense, Munder claimed that he filed his SALN, however, all the records in the municipal hall were destroyed by typhoon Sendong.
The Ombudsman reminded public officials that “by the yearly and mandatory SALN, the public are able to monitor movement in the fortune of a public official; it is a valid check and balance mechanism to verify undisclosed properties and wealth and the means to achieve the policy of accountability of all public officers and employees in the government.”-Jiann A. Padillo/Newsline.ph