Faced with a second suspension order this year, Makati Mayor Junjun Binay stood his ground and said he will not leave the city hall despite an order from the Ombudsman. The Ombudsman’s 6-month preventive suspension order came through Monday over the allegedly overpriced Makati Science High School Building. In a Senate hearing last November 2014, whistleblowers claimed the building was overpriced by around P862 million. His first suspension order was based on an allegedly anomalous construction contract for a Makati City Hall building. Binay was defiant, again hitting the Aquino administration for what he called “selective justice” and persecution against his family.
Read the full story on Junjun Binay.