Monday, October 1, 2007

Comelec Chairman Benjamin Abalos Resigns Amid Bribery Allegations and Impeachment Threat

Commission on Elections Chairman Ben Abalos, accused of bribery in open Senate Session by businessman Joey de Venecia (son of the House Speaker) and Secretary Romulo Neri, formerly Director General of the National Economic Development Authority, and before a highly charged audience of supporters in his own home in Mandaluyong, Manila, has resigned, effective immediately, "to spare the Comelec from the vicious attacks on my person."
Audio recording of Chairman Benjamin Abalos statement:

Downloadable MP3

It certainly averts the brewing crisis of a threatened impeachment in the House of Representatives after Gov. Rolex Suplico filed a case last week that looked like it was going to prosper.

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Dave Llorito said...

yeah, he needs more quality time with the guys from ZTE.

DJB Rizalist said...

must be a lil damage control...neither the president nor JDV wanted the ugly thing developing in the house.

viking said...

How I wish I could say you are bright. But you just are not. If you want me to prove that, I will. You are actually dumber than you think you are.

DJB Rizalist said...

you could be right. you think maybe it's the air? or the water? or maybe both? with so much proof and proof giving why is there so much doubt?

AdB said...


What was that all about?