Following today’s deadline for the filing of their Statement of Assets, Liabilities and Net Worth or SALN, gov’t officials led by President Benigno S. Aquino have already filed their SALN as of today. According to Malacañang’s Abi Valte, as early as April 24, 2012, PNoy have already filed his SALN in the office of the Ombudsman.
Meanwhile cabinet officials were also done with their filing and some of those who have already filed their SALNs were ES Ochoa, DOTC’s Mar Roxas, DOEs Rene Almendras, DBMs Butch Abad and others.
On the part of the Judiciary specifically the Supreme Court, this filing is very important as this is the same document being question on the impeachment trial of the Chief Justice. Defense lawyer Ramon Esguerra said, Chief Justice Corona will definitely file his SALN today, but as to its disclosure he said there should be permission first from the en banc.
Senate also was not left behind in filing this year’s SALN, and 4 of its early filers were senators Villar, Lacson, Escudero and Trillanes. According to the SALN of Sen. Manny Villar he has net worth at P854,213,716.00 including investments in shares of stocks valued at P219,228,941.00, and has no listed liabilities. Sen. Ping Lacson on the other hand totaled his net worth to P22,637,612.46.00, with his assorted assets amounting to P39,075,528.71 and liabilities amounting to P16.5 million. Sen. Chiz Escudero have P9,867,082.00 of total net worth from his assets of P11,367,082.00 and liabilities of P1.5 million. And lastly Sen. Antonio Trillanes declare a total net worth of P3,897,121.50 with assets amounting P10.6 million and liabilities of P6.7 million.
- SALN deadline today (newsinfo.inquirer.net)
- Aquino to CJ: My SALN long open to public (hreplib.wordpress.com)