IN PHOTO- Hundreds of participants listen to speakers at a covered court in Barangay Digal, Buluan, Maguindanao during an assembly on BOL on October 20, 2018

Damakling Province holds General Assembly on BOL

In adherence to the directive of Mohagaher Iqbal, Chairman of MILF Committee on Information for all Provincial Information Directors to conduct assembly in their respective areas and educate the Moro people on Bangsamoro Organic law (BOL), and what to do during the plebiscite slated on January 21, 2019, hundreds of people gathered in an assembly at Barangay Digal, Buluan, Maguindanao on October 20 to listen to speakers who will provide them basic information on the BOL.

Abdulaziz B.  Talib, Provincial Director of Information Committee of Damakling Province in his message urged the participants to listen to the speakers so that they can understand well what BOL is all about, and what every Bangsamoro can enjoy once the law is ratified during the plebiscite.

Talib also told them they speakers will also provide guidelines what they are supposed to do during the plebiscite. 

Professor Esmael A. Abdula, President of Kalilintad Peacebuilding Institute, and member of Steering Committee of Bangsamoro Leadership and Managment Institute (BLMI) told the participants that the BOL is the result of Moro struggle for decades were thousands of lives were loss.

He said that it is a solemn duty of every Bangsamoro people to cast the yes vote during the plebiscite.

Rahib Payapat, Secretary General of United Bangsamoro Justice Party (UBJP) Maguindanao Cluster C said that the Bangsamoro is now in the crucial stage of its democratic struggle because the fate of the BOL lies in the hands of every Bangsamoro. He also urged them to vote yes during the plebiscite. 

Datu Glenn Youssep P.  Piang, Barangay Chairman of Digal was very glad that the assembly is held in his barangay.

He has high hopes that more assemblies will be held in his barangay to further educate his constituents on BOL.