Muslim Religious Leaders, Royal Sultans in Mindanao Urge Clean, Peaceful Polls

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Muslim Religious Leaders, Royal Sultans in Mindanao Urge Clean, Peaceful Polls


Byline: MIKE U. CRISMUNDO

BUTUAN CITY -- The powerful Ulama League of the Philippines (ULP) and the 16 Royal Sultans in Mindanao yesterday urged the electorate to make the May 14 synchronized national and local elections clean, honest, orderly and peaceful.

In a press statement, the Ulamas and Royal Sultans also appealed to all candidates running in the forth-coming elections to religiously and honestly adhere to election laws, rules and regulations to make this political exercise meaningful and peaceful.

Dr. Mahid M. Mutilan, president of the ULP and former DepEd secretary of the Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao (ARMM), said, "it is high time for us to open our doors to new possibilities for our country by participating to make the coming elections meaningful, clean, honest, accurate and peaceful."

To achieve this, Dr. Mutilan said: "Let us join together by helping the Comelec and other law enforcers prevent any untoward incident within our capabilities."

In a separate statement, Sultan Buzar Disomimba, chairman of the 16 Royal Sultanate, also appealed to the Muslims and Christians to help transform the crisis of disempowerment, the crisis of distrusts and disillusionment, into collaborated action that will bring about new hope, new movement, new life tantamount to make our nation a strong republic.

"Let us stand together regardless of race, color and religion to the challenge of rebuilding our democratic institutions by discovering not what only we criticize, but by discovering and actually doing our positive share in renewing our society," Disomimba said. …

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