Monday, 24 September 2018
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PHASE 2  |  SND Lorenzana swears in AFP Personnel tasked to oversee AFP Modernization

CAMP GEN EMILIO AGUINALDO, Quezon City (DWDD) – Defense Secretary Delfin Lorenza formally sworn-in personnel tasked to oversee the second phase of the AFP Modernization Program

The AFP personnel “Oath for the Code of Ethics and Professional Conduct” through a simple ceremony held at the General Headquarters at Camp Gen Emilio Aguinaldo in Quezon City.

The said personnel will be involved in the planning, bidding, and procurement of new equipment for the AFP. Phase 2 of the AFP Modernization Program is worth P300-B and was approved by President Rodrigo Duterte last June 2013.

Meanwhile, Sec Lorenza belied the allegation of Sen. Antonio Trillanes IV regarding the issue of corruption within the AFP modernization program. He also denied the allegation the senator that a certain “Davao group” is meddling with the AFPs procurement of new weapons and equipment, and all transactions have undergone the proper process. AES / ALS

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