UBJP-Buluan holds Orientation, Assessment

Buluan Maguindanao- United Bangsamoro Justice Party (UBJP) conducted orientation and assessment attended by Municipal Executive Officers, and Barangay Chapters’ Executive Officers to assess the current condition and status of the party in the barangay level held May 9, 2017 at Eastern Kutawato Islamic Institute (EKII) in said municipality.

Thor Guialil, UBJP Chairman of Buluan, Maguindanao said in his opening statement, “ Strengthening   our barangay chapter is very important. We have to understand that there is a necessity for UBJP Officers to undertake continuous peace activities in the barangay level in order to gain peoples’ support. 

Professor Esmael A. Abdula, Executive Director of Kalilintad Peacebuilding Institute Inc. and BLMI Steering Committee member spearheaded the orientation, explained to the participants the stages of the Bangsamoro Struggle for Right to Self Determination, and the gains of the GPH-MILF Peace Process.

Abdula narrated the Bangsamoro armed struggle from 1968-1997 and the all out-out wars imposed on the Bangsamoro by past presidents, and the 2008 offensive launched by Comdr. Bravo and the late AleemAmeril Umbra at the aftermath of Supreme Court’s junking of the MOA-AD.

Abdula also mentioned the various signed peace agreements, particularly the Framework Agreement on the Bangsamaoro (FAB) and the Comprehensive Agreement on the Bangsamoro (CAB) that when translated into law shall establish a new political entity called Bangsamoro.

Abdula stressed, ”On this stages  of our  struggle to regain our long lost freedom and self-rule,  the UBJP plays an importantly role in the organization  and mobilization of the Bangsamoro Masses, help support  the peace process to ultimately achieve peace, harmony and progress in this part of the country.