A rainbow coalition under the theme “Love the Children of Lanao” have recently joined forces to form a composite social development party.

According to Sultan Ashary Maongco, President and CEO of Mushawara or People’s Consultative Party, the rainbow coalition is intended for change, peace and economic development of Marawi and Lanao del Sur and has been joined by the Ummah Party, Ompia Party-Reformist Wing, PLP, United Imams, Ulama Alliance, the M’ranao Institute for Peace and Development, the JANKSET Finance Group and other NGOs.

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The composite group decided to put into action their specific programs for the 2019 peace and economic development of mother Lanao.

According to Maongco, TESDA Secretary Gene Mamondiong, representing the MRRD tied the knot of these visionary and disciplined organizations for Lanao and the region.

The rainbow coalition agreed to observe the principles of transparency, equality, discipline and esteemed respect. Aleem Ammerodin Sarangani is the designated chairman and Aleem Mufti Ampaso is the co-chair of the composite group, with Dr. Alipikre Basher as Secretary-General and Aleem Arab Ampaso as Deputy Secretary-General.

The groups will immediately draft a Covenant for Change and its implementing rules for the consideration and approval by the body.

Maongco is also the General Manager of the Maguindanao Electric Cooperative (MAGELCO) and is a Fellow of the Institute of Corporate Directors (FICD).

Submitted by guest writer Ted Khan R Juanite