Nikko Natividad hits PhilHealth over corruption
Hashtag Nikko Natividad took to the image-sharing site, Instagram wherein he slammed PhilHealth over anomalies particularly corruption.
In a post, he shared a report courtesy of CNN Philippines about corruption in PhilHealth.
He accompanied it with the caption: “Ayoko na pala mag artista mabagal pera. Mag aply nalang akong opisyales sa philhealth sure maabot ko lahat ng pangarap ko.“
Recently, resigned PhilHealth anti-fraud legal officer Thorrsson Montes Keith revealed in a Senate hearing that a whopping P15 billion worth of funds have been pocketed by the officials in a “syndicate-like” transactions within the agency.
“Naniniwala po ako, base sa aking imbestigasyon, ang perang nawaldas at o ninakaw ay humigit kumulang P15 billion,” Keith said.
According to him, the scheme includes the procurement of “overpriced” information and communication technology equipment.
He later stressed that he came out to expose “widespread corruption” within the state insurance firm.
“Nandito po ako ngayon para magbigay ng aking nalalaman sa mala-pandemiyang korapsyon sa ahensya ng PhilHealth,” he said.
“Sa aking ipapahayag, naniniwala po ako na ang balak ng mga sindikato o mafia ng PhilHealth na ang pagkukuhanan ng ipangpantatapal sa mga nawaldas at ninakaw nilang pera ay sa mga overseas Filipino workers,” he added.
Meanwhile, prior to posting about his views on the corruption issue of PhilHealth, Nikko Natividad went to Twitter wherein he vents out his opinion about rampant corruption in the country.
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