Tiangco releases drug test report, challenges Cayetano anew
Patricia Lourdes Viray (The Philippine Star) - January 14, 2015 - 6:35pm

MANILA, Philippines - For the second time, United Nationalist Alliance (UNA) interim president and Navotas City Rep. Toby Tiangco challenged Sen. Alan Peter Cayetano to disclose the complete details of the Taguig City television advertisements.

Tiangco earlier claimed that Cayetano used government funds to finance the primetime television spots which ran for five months.

?"Sino ba talaga ang nagbayad ng ads at magkano na ba talaga ang nagagastos nya? Ang nakapagtataka lang bakit parang nawala ang hilig nya sa mikropono at biglang nagtago sa palda ng kanyang spokespersons?" Tiangco said in a statement released on Wednesday.

Cayetano himself has not responded to Tiangco's claims yet but Taguig City councilor and spokesperson Darwin Icay assured on Tuesday that no government funds were used for the advertisements.

READ: Taguig: No gov't funds used in TV ads

In defense of Cayetano, Icay said that Tiangco needs to undergo a drug test as it seems that he is hallucinating and making up claims against Vice President Jejomar Binay's political opponents.

In response to Icay, Tiangco released a copy of his drug test report which was done in 2011. The report shows that the UNA official is negative for illegal substances such as cocaine and ecstacy.

UNA interim president Toby Tiangco released a copy of his drug test report on Wednesday.

The 15/30-seconder primetime television advertisements cost around P100,000 to 150,000. The five-month long advertisements would amount to P500 million, according to Tiangco.

ALAN PETER CAYETANO CAYETANO DARWIN ICAY ICAY NAVOTAS CITY REP TAGUIG CITY TIANGCO TOBY TIANGCO UNITED NATIONALIST ALLIANCE VICE PRESIDENT JEJOMAR BINAY
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