PROVINCE OF BUKIDNON – The Sangguniang Panlala-wigan (SP) here recently declared Bukidnon II Electric Cooperative (BUSECO) Management Team Executive Consul-tant Erico Bucoy as “persona non grata” in the province.
First District Board member Ben Pancrudo motioned to declare Bucoy as “persona non grata” and seconded by Board member Roland Detecio.
The Sphad requested Bucoy to appear in the regular session to address and make clarifications about the complaints and issues concerning BUSECO operations and management, which the SP says affects the public interest. However, Bucoy continued to ignore the invitations.
Instead of Bucoy, some members of the Board of Directors (BOD) led by Miguel Quiño appeared at the SP answered the complaints about the hiring of expensive consultancy service. A certain Engr. Zuergel Ilongo, a former BUSECO employee had filed the complaint.
BUSECO hired the consultancy team for 1 year.
Quiño told that the BOD could answer the issue because it is the BOD who hired the consultancy team. He confirmed that BUSECO paid P300,000.00 monthly consultancy payment, shoulder accommodations, food and transportation allowance to the five-man consultancy team.
Quiño alleged that Ilongo is not a member-consumer of BUSECO when he wrote the complaint. He further said that Ilongo approached him before to work back at BUSECO. (NEWSWATCH)