UNYPAD New Panay witnesses Masjid turned-over in New Panay
By. Zukarnain Molao Kudto
ALEOSAN, COTABATO PROVINCE (March 4, 2021) – The United Youth for Peace and Development North Cotabato Cluster II New Panay chapter in partnership with Markadz Nura Litahfizil Qur-an witnessed the turn-over ceremony of Masjid built in Purok 6, Barrio Salman, New Panay, this town on February 26, 2021.
This Masjid project was donated by Safiya Abdulah Joloh from Doha Qatar facilitated by Townsite Peoples Organization (TPO) and UNYPAD New Panay Chapter with the approval of Barangay Local Government Unit of Barangay New Panay.
The people of Purok 6, Barrio Salman were also present to witness the event.
Abdulkadir Zaman, Chairman UNYPAD New Panay Chapter, said, “We are very lucky because people from Middle East especially in Doha Qatar trust us. What we need is to maintain the cleanliness and beautification of this property.”
He urged the constituents to be responsible in taking care of the Masjid.
Palakad Lagidong, Chairman of Political Committee, gave the welcome address.
Also present was Datukong Lagitong of BATCOM 129 Base Command who gave his message of support.
He said, “I saw the unity and transparency of those people who implement this project. We need to maintain this act because Allah will reward us in shaa Allah.”
Nasrullah “Thoe Bin” Abdullah discussed the updates on current situation in the Bangsamoro Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao (BARMM) and Government of the Philippines (GPH) – Moro Islamic Liberation Front (MILF) peace agreement.
He pointed out, “Our struggle (jihad) is not yet done. We need to be careful in our action and continue your trust to our mother organization (MILF),”
He encouraged the audience not to lose hope citing “Tomorrow is the new hope.
Ust. Harris Mamangkog discussed the role of youth in nation building in the context of Islam.
He stressed that “Molding youth in Islamic perspective is our mission. We need to build and maintain our strong brotherhood and sisterhood in our organization, UNYPAD.”
Raskie Andatuan, member of Committee on Campaign and Advocacy in North Cotabato Cluster II, emphasized, “Your cooperation and participation is very appreciated, without you this program would not be realized.”
The officers of UNYPAD hoped that the support of Barangay officials, POLCOM, SWC and MILF local commanders will continue.