A photo of President Aquino together with Jeane, the daughter of Janet Lim Napoles, the allege pork barrel scam queen became viral on social networking site, September 11, 2013.
Said photo is taken during an event in Cebu last year and originally posted on the instagram account of Jeane Napoles.
The palace confirms that the photograph is authentic and said it was ”no big deal” Napoles surrendered to the presidential palace last August 28 and allegedly had a special treatment with the president. The president lead Napoles to Camp Crame to ensure her safety.
Other photographs of Napoles together with government high ranking officials also became viral in previous weeks as the Commission on Audit reveals solons allegedly connected to Napoles NGOs.
Senate president Franklin Drilon, a close political ally of the president also confirmed that his photograph together with Janet Lim Napoles is authentic. He also said that he met Napoles in socials for less than 10 times.
Ramon Bong Revilla and Senator Jinggoy Estrada, both actors turned politician said they don’t have any connection with Janet Lim Napoles. COA investigation shows that both senators allocated millions of their Priority Development assistance funds (PDAF) or pork barrel in Napoles connected NGOs.