By: Mohammad Sa’ed
DATU ABDULLAH SANGKI, Maguindanao (February 7, 2015) – Another orientation on Ministerial form of Government and Islamic Leadership was organized by the Maguindanao Cluster 2 Chapter of the United Youth for Peace and Development (UNYPAD) on January 17, 2015 held at Dimaampao, Datu Abdullah Sangki, Maguindanao. The activity was actively participated by 22 youth leaders of the UNYPAD in the municipality and some Barangay Leaders of Dimaampao.
Resource speakers were the UNYPAD National Committee on Da’wah and Education staff Ustads Zuharto Mamengkog, who gave an input on Islamic Wisdom, Atty. Mahmod Tulino, Provincial Chairman of Maguindanao cluster 2 and Atty. Edris Salangani for Ministerial form of Government.
Engineer Norodin Guiamalodin, Regional Coordinator for Central Mindanao and Engr. Saidona Lawan, Provincial Secretary of the chapter shared topic on Islamic Leadership.
“The purpose of activity is for the youth and community to become aware on the proposed Ministerial type of government for the Bangsamoro,” said Tulino.
Ustads Mamengkog, said “We need to Islamize all our activities in order to get rewards from Almighty Allah.”
“All of us are obliged to fulfill the responsibilities entrusted as we will be asked by Allah on the Day of Judgment,” he added.
Asked about the progress of the GPH-MILF peace process, Atty. Salangani replied, “The Comprehensive Agreement of the Bangsamoro (CAB) has already been signed. The Bangsamoro Basic Law (BBL) has been written already by the Bangsamoro Transition Commission (BTC) and is already in the hands of the Philippine Congress.”
“Let us wait for it. Expectedly, there are hindrances along the way, and let us just be ready for it” he added.
Barangay Dimaampao was heavily affected by the 2008 war as a consequence of the MOA-AD debacle.
The said activity was successfully conducted with the close supervision of Provincial chapter with support from the UNYPAD national headquarters.