“Corruption is like a leech that it bleeds the government of funds programmed for its infrastructure and social development projects. I value friendship. Make no mistake about it… But it has its limits. That is why I appeal to you to, to help me in my cause, so that our friendship will endure.” — President Rodrigo Roa Duterte, SONA 2018
The commission, led by Chairman Dante La. Jimenez, met with the chief officials of the Metropolitan Manila Development Authority (MMDA) to discuss its plans of establishing a “corruption-free” executive branch of government and strengthen the President’s war against graft and corruption in the Philippine government.