UNYPAD Datu Montawal new set of officers undergoes oath taking ceremony
By: Guihanah Balabagan
Datu Montawal, Maguindanao (October 25, 2021)
— The United Youth For Peace and Development (UNYPAD) Datu Montawal Chapter North Cotabato Cluster II (NCCII) new set of municipal officers sworn during their oath taking ceremony with the theme “Advancing Leadership and Addressing Ethical challenges for Progressive and Unified Young Bangsamoro”. last October 24, 2021 at Brgy. Pagagawan, Datu Montawal, Maguindanao.
The activity participated by more or less 60 participants from different sitios, nearby barangays, nearby municipalities including the UNYPAD Executive officers, Head of committees from national, provincial officers Men and Women Affairs Committee (WAC), Barangay officials and Political committee.
Aimed of the activity was to show the commitment of the officers and members of the chapter, to know the task and functions and to strengthen the brotherhood and solidarity of the youth and their responsibilities.
Badrodin Mamendig, Vice chairman for internal affairs , UNYPAD NCCII presided the oath and led the pledge of loyalty.
Chairman of UNYPAD NCCII, Hamsa G. Landayan gave a message of acceptance and formally accepted the officers and members.
“Each one of us should know our task and functions in order for us to achieve our goals and objectives that is to develop youth, and to implement the programs and services”. He said.
Tasks and Functions discussed by the UNYPAD Secretary General for Administration, Yusoph S. Lumambas. He also clearly emphasized the programs and services of each committee where the participants became aware and had an idea how to start their implementations.
“As an officer we have our own responsibilities and that responsibilities entrusted for us being a bangsamoro leader of our community, we have to implement it as our basis is the Qur’an and the Sunnah of prophet Muhammad S.A.W”. Lumambas stressed.
In his inspirational message, Dr Rahib L. Kudto, UNYPAD President emphasized “Whoever appointed you for that position is just an instrument because the truth is Allah itself who put you there because you deserve it and that is challenge for you, You are the hope of your community”.
“There must be a combination of wisdom of the old and idealism of the young” he added.
Saada Sampayan,National Vice chairwoman also in the program to show her moral support and gave an inspirational message especially for the women “We as women, we are responsible to engage ourselves in teaching the right ,educate others and share our knowledge in accordance to the teaching of Islam”.
In his response message, Datu Montawal chapter chairman AbdulNasser Lumambas said that These challenges for them as an officers of municipal level they will do their responsibilities to develop their selves and looking forward for more activities to be conducted in their scope of areas .