Published: Saturday 10 March, 2018

Jejomar Binay & Junjun Binay Charged Over Makati Science Bldg Anomalies

Former Vice President Jejomar Binay and his son, former Makati mayor Junjun Binay, have been charged at the Sandiganbayan. The Binay were charged with four counts of graft and three counts of falsification of public documents each for the anomalous bidding process for the Makati Science High School building.

Jojo Binay Junjun Binay

Father & son Binay charged at Sandiganbayan over Makati Science HS Building anomalies. (CNN PH image)

According to the documents filed by the Office of the Ombudsman, the father and son Binay, along with several other respondents, conspired to rig the bidding process for the Makati Science High School Building, a project costing P1.3 billion.

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Among the anomalies unearthed by the Office of the Ombudsman was the irregular contract entered into by Jejomar Binay with an architectural firm tasked to design the Makati Science Building.

Other anomalies include the fake bidding for the construction of the Science Building which was hastily awarded to Hillmarc’s Construction. Despite their claim that they published invitations to bid from the six-phase project, investigators found NO such published invitations when they checked newspaper archives at the National Library.

All six phases of the construction were awarded to Hillmarc’s.

Aside from these graft and falsification charges, the Binays are facing other charges in connection with the overpriced Makati Parking Building, aka the Makati City Hall Building 2.

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