They’ve asked Rijo Presbot to respond to a 124.31% increase in Cabinet Social Policy payroll

They’ve asked Rijo Presbot to respond to a 124.31% increase in Cabinet Social Policy payroll

The former Executive Director of the Vice-President of the Republic, during the administration of Margarita Cedeño, Frank Elias Olivares, also refuted the statements of the Director of the Budget, Jose Rego Prespot, about the alleged irregular salaries in social programs during the previous government.

Through his Twitter account, the former official indicated that what requires a response from the budget manager is An increase in the salaries of the Council of Ministers for the Coordination of Social Policies (GCPS) and the Supérate, ensuring increases of 124.31% and 35.7%, respectively.

According to Olivares, the Cabinet’s Social Policy payroll rose from C$10,963,027.79 in July 2020 to S$24,530,584.40 in December 2021.

Supérate went from $72,998,320.51 in July 2020 to $99,055,734.74 in September of last year because they didn’t publish the latest one.

“This is what requires a response from Jose Rego Prespot,” asked Olivares, a member of the Central Committee of the Dominican Liberation Party (PLD).


During an interview at SIN Group, the current budget director, Jose Rego Prespot, accused the former Vice President of the Republic, Margarita Cedeno, of having “irregular payroll” within the social programmes.

Cedeño immediately responded to the accusation, saying that there had been no wrongdoing in this act and that he had always acted “with the greatest transparency, adhering to the legality and ethics that characterize me; and relying on the support and approval of international organizations”.

He emphasized that no one has double jobs or fees, and added that the current authorities have changed one form of payment for another.

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“I am very sorry that Professor Rigo Prespot is incorrect in his statements. The United Nations Development Program had already responded to him on this issue, but the line of this government is to attack the good in order to rule with the bad. Not with me!”, stressed the former vice president.

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