Iqbal: “Individual determination, a key to UBJP’s success”

COTABATO CITY – In acknowledging the hardships suffered by some participants before they could attend the United Bangsamoro Justice Party (UBJP) General Assembly in Cotabato City on February 17, MP Mohagher Iqbal said, “Thank you very much. Your presence gives strength to the leadership of the Party. And that individual determination is the key to our success.”

Iqbal was elected as UBJP Executive Vice President and, concurrently, the Vice President for Central Mindanao which comprises Maguindanao del Sur, Maguindanao del Norte, and the BARMM’s Special Geographic Area (SGA).

Meanwhile, Bangsamoro Chief Minister Ahod Balawag Ebrahim retained his post as the President of the Party. 

Some 27,000 people attended the assembly that was held in the parade ground of the Cotabato State University (CSU).

The participants came from the cities of Cotabato, Marawi, and Lamitan; the provinces of Maguindanao del Sur, Maguindanao del Norte, Lanao del Sur, Sulu, Tawi-Tawi and Basilan, the SGA.

The agenda of the assembly included the election of UBJP’s new set of officers and dialogues on how members and party supporters can cooperate in sustaining the gains of the peace process (MILF) and the Philippine government.