He also emphasized that Ubial should show documents proving that her travels abroad were official trips.“Like what I said they might have vested interests and hidden advocacies,” Sen. The Secretary admitted she brought with her in trips her 22-year-old son as a consultant of DOH, but noted that she paid for his expenses.“He signed the contract, P1-consultant. The CA will resume the hearing on Ubial’s appointment next week.
Senator Sotto said that if the CA fails to decide on the appointment of Ubial before the Congress takes a session break, it might be the third time her appointment would be by-passed.
The senator said that she will continue the fight, further maintaining her innocence in the accusations against her.Senate Majority Leader Vicente Sotto III questioned Ubial about the government’s program to distribute condoms to high school students.Sotto said the budget for the said program for this year is P159-million.According to Roque, Ubial has no strong stance in terms of the implementation of the anti-dengue vaccine.Roque also criticized what he described as Ubial’s wrong notion about the Zika virus.