Diokno Says He’s ‘Not Opposed’ to Teachers’ Salary Increase

diokno not against salary increase for teachers

Budget Secretary Benjamin Diokno on Wednesday said he was not against the salary increase of public school teachers even after he had earlier said this was not a priority of the government. “I am not opposed to increasing the salaries of our teachers,” Dikono said in a press briefing at the Department of Budget and Management (DBM) Central Office in Manila. “I understand the crucial role teachers have in nation-building and I do believe they should be rewarded accordingly,” he added. The budget chief had earlier said the raise in salary of…