Week 88: March 5 – 11, 2018
On 5 March 2018, BBM received a Notice from the PET regarding the expenses of the Exploratory Mission / Retrieval Team for Iloilo and Negros Oriental; The PET resolved to :
1. Authorize an Alternate Security Officer to accompany the Exploratory Mission Team to Iloilo and Negros Oriental; and
2. Authorize the payment of an additional PhP 66,670.- to cover the travel expenses of the said Alternate Security Officer.
The PET further resolved to :
1. Approve the hiring of contractual Head Revisors for an initial period of 6 months at the rate of PhP 1,260.- per clustered precinct and ballot box. The appointment of the said Head Revisors shall depend on the outcome of their psychological examination and training.
After 88 weeks (or roughly 620 days), we are still waiting for the PET:
• to begin the manual recounting of votes for Camarines Sur, Iloilo & Negros Oriental
[per undertaking # 11 of 21]