President-AquinoNaga City: Philippines President Aquino in reply to opposition senators’ accusations that politics was behind their being charged with plunder for the P10-billion pork barrel scam, said, politics has nothing to do with it.

All those responsible for the pork barrel scam were accorded due process, Aquino said in a speech at Plaza Quince Martires in Naga City marking the 116th anniversary of Philippine independence.

Aquino did not name the senators, referring to them as “prominent personalities.”