September 19, 2018, Provincial Capitol- 2 Families from Barangay BUALO, Maimbung, Sulu, opted to take the high road, ending any animosity that exist between their families.
In a meeting held this afternoon at the Provincial Capitol, the group of Maimbung Vice Mayor Pando Mudjasan and the group led by Junimar Matarul, expressed regret from what happened in the past and both protagonists, in a genuine gesture of reconciliation, signed a covenant of understanding, to seal the new found peace in their area, in their community of Barangay BUALO.
Sulu Governor Abdusakur A. Tan II, thanked both sides for heeding his advice to end the hostilities, let go of past and existing resentments, and allow peace to thrive, to have opportunities, for better productive, peaceful lives.
Witness to the covenant are : PSupt. Pablo G. Labra II, OIC – Sulu PNP; BGen. Divino Rey C. Pabayo, Commander, Joint Task Force Sulu; Tarhata Misuari, MNLF; Samier A. Tan, Mayor Maimbung; Abdusakur A. Tan II, Governor, Province of Sulu.
LGU Executives, Provincial board members, MNLF Officials, AFP, PNP, Provincial and Barangay Officials, other guest and former Governor DATU SHABANDAR Abdusakur M. Tan, are also in attendance to witness the reconcialition of both contending parties.