COTABATO CITY, FEBRUARY 27, 2019 – The leadership of the Bangsamoro Transition Authority (BTA), the interim government of the Bangsamoro Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao (BARMM), promised to deliver good governance in the new Bangsamoro government following their assumption into office on Tuesday. (more…)
PASIG CITY, February 15, 2019 — “Sana pagbigyan ng tao, followers, and politicians ang Moro Islamic Liberation Front (MILF) kasi this [Bangsamoro Organic Law] is a chance of a lifetime,” Deputy Presidential Peace Adviser Nabil Tan appealed during an interview with a media network yesterday in this city.
(We hope that the public, followers, and politicians would give MILF a chance because Bangsamoro Organic Law is once in a lifetime) (more…)
NORTH COTABATO (February 5, 2019) – “Alam po ninyo na mahal namin kayo, at dahil mahal namin kayo, we will set you free.”
(You all know that we love you, and because we love you, we will set you free.)
This was North Cotabato Board Member Atty. Roland Jungco’s message during the Multistakeholder Forum on Bangsamoro Organic Law (BOL) held at Southern Christian College Gymnasium, Midsayap on February 2, 2019, only four days before the conduct of the second round of plebiscite for some areas in North Cotabato and Lanao del Norte come February 6, 2019. (more…)
KAPATAGAN, LANAO DEL NORTE, 04 February 2019 – The people of Lanao del Norte affirmed their support for the Bangsamoro Organic Law (BOL) two days before the conduct of the plebiscite in this province.
A resounding “yes” thundered in the municipal gym here with thousands of constituents attending the Peace Assembly on the BOL held today. (more…)
ILIGAN CITY, February 2, 2019 – Presidential Peace Adviser Carlito G. Galvez Jr. on Saturday urged local leaders of the province of Lanao del Norte to protect the integrity of the plebiscite for the inclusion of the six towns in the future Bangsamoro Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao (BARMM) scheduled on February 6.
“I ask everyone to help ensure a peaceful and orderly conduct of plebiscite on February 6, 2019,” he told mayors and village chiefs during the information drive of the BOL here. (more…)
LANAO DEL NORTE (January 26, 2019) – “Ang trabaho sa OPAPP is to bridge peace and bridge relationship… Mamotar man ta og Yes or No, unsa may mudaog, Pilipino gihapon ta,” Office of the Presidential Adviser on the Peace Process (OPAPP) Assistant Secretary Dickson P. Hermoso said in his welcome address during the Multistakeholder Forum on BOL at the Mindanao State University (MSU) Gymnasium in Maigo, Lanao del Norte last January 24. (more…)
KABACAN, North Cotabato, January 19, 2019 – Town mayors here have expressed their support for the ratification of the Bangsamoro Organic Law (BOL).
At least 67 villages in seven towns in this province will vote in the plebiscite for inclusion in the Bangsamoro Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao (BARMM) on February 6. (more…)
SHARIFF KABUNSUAN COMPLEX, COTABATO CITY (January 20, 2019) — The Duterte Administration’s top cabinet officials arrived here on Friday to join the President in urging Moro and non-Moro residents here to support the ratification of the Bangsamoro Organic Law (BOL). (more…)
SHARIFF KABUNSUAN COMPLEX, COTABATO CITY (January 19, 2019) — President Rodrigo Duterte joined thousands of Moro and non-Moro residents here on Friday in a grand peace assembly to make a final pitch for the ratification of the Bangsamoro Organic Law (BOL).
“The fact we have reached this point after so many years of negotiations and interruptions, we are here,” the President said in his keynote address, referring to the decades-long peace process between the Philippine Government and the Moro Islamic Liberation Front (MILF). (more…)
Duterte’s top execs in Sulu to underscore the importance of BOL in search for just and lasting peace
PATIKUL, Sulu, January 18, 2019 — President Rodrigo Roa Duterte on Thursday sent his top security and peace secretaries here to pitch for the ratification of the Bangsamoro Organic Law (BOL) days before the plebiscite scheduled on January 21.
Led by Defense Secretary Delfin Lorenzana, the powerhouse group was composed of National Security Adviser Hermogenes Esperon, Interior Secretary Eduardo Año Jr., Presidential Peace Adviser Carlito Galvez Jr., Cabinet Secretary Karlo Nograles, Deputy Presidential Peace Adviser Nabil Tan, and Armed Forces of the Philippines Chief of Staff Benjamin Madrigal. (more…)