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This province has remained peaceful as the canvassing for the plebiscite that determined whether the six contested towns will become part of the new Bangsamoro Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao (BARMM) following the ratification of the Bangsamoro Organic Law (BOL) ended on Thursday afternoon, Feb. 7.
The local government officials of Lanao del Norte has reiterated their opposition ahead of the Bangsamoro Organic Law (BOL) plebiscite in the province on Feb. 6 as their people will decide on the inclusion of six municipalities to a new political entity that will be formed to replace the Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao (ARMM).
As the last ballot cast was counted in by the canvassers, it turned out that Cotabato City will be in for the Bangsamoro Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao (BARMM).
On the day of the plebiscite here, two young Maguindanaons have cast their votes, one supports the inclusion of Cotabato City under the soon to be Bangsamoro Autonomous Region of Muslim Mindanao or BARMM, and the other one wanted Cotabato to remain a charter city.
Members of the community of Ateneo de Davao University (ADDU) community gathered for a candle lighting for peace activity earlier on Monday in support to the Bangsamoro Organic Law (BOL) plebiscite.
President Rodrigo Duterte declared Jan.21 as a special non-working holiday in the Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao, Isabela City in Basilan, and Cotabato City to give way for the coming first plebiscite to ratify the proposed Bangsamoro Organic Law (BOL).
The militant Moro group Suara Bangsamoro said that Mindanaoans will not give their votes to those candidates who favored the third martial law extension in Mindanao this coming 2019 midterm elections.
Peace activists and Bangsamoro Basic Law advocates on Tuesday appealed to the bicameral committee on BBL to grant “meaningful autonomy” to the Bangsamoro to achieve just peace and social justice in Mindanao.
While Malacañang lauded the passage of the Bangsamoro Basic Law (BBL) in both chambers of Congress, a Moro group, on the other hand, expressed doubt the measure would help heal the injustices committed against the Bangsamoro.