In an explanation released to the media, the Department of Agriculture they noted that Korina Sanchez was only "assisting" the Department of Agriculture in handing out checks and farms to farmers during a DA gathering in Mindanao.
The involvement of Mar Roxas' wife in an official government functions was questioned by some netizens on social media with some of them even asked if Korina Sanchez was employed by the Department of Agriculture.
Korina Sanchez participation in the Department of Agriculture programs drew fire from the camp of rival presidential candidates particularly the camp of Vice President Jojo Binay and Mayor Rodrigo Duterte.
According to Rico Quichon of UNA, the political party of VP Binay, the Aquino administration has the tendency of using government institutions in politics. The gesture of Korina Sanchez is indeed a clear use of the government's programs to show that the people were indebted to Mar Roxas.
In an earlier report, Mayor Duterte's spokesperson Peter Laviña, cried foul when Sanchez was seen with DA officials in Tagum City at the distribution of P611-million worth of agriculture funds and equipment on Saturday.
Korina Sanchez reportedly joined similar DA events in Kidapawan City, North Cotabato, and Mexico, Pampanga.
Korina Sanchez Invited by DA to "Assist" in Distributing Checks & Equipment to Farmers Reviewed by Phil Newsome on 3/07/2016 Rating: