The Regional Reconciliation and Unification Commission of the Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao RRUC ARMM held Provincial Unity Dialogue on Monday, May 22, 2017 at Isabela City, Basilan.
The unity dialogue is one of the advocacies of the commission to support unity among Bangsamoro and other inhabitants to achieving lasting peace in Mindanao, said Romeo Sema, RRUC chairman.
It is anchored to the ARMM's advocacy for peace and development. Its main goal is to establish mechanism in the province to address rido issues, Sema added.
Because of the earnest will of the commission and other agencies to address rido issues in the province, an excerpt from the dialogue was signed to strongly recommend to Basilan Governor Jim Salliman the creation of mechanism for rido settlement.
Governor Salliman is very enthusiastic when it comes to peace issues. We cannot really achieve the true development without true and lasting peace, said Nixon Alonso representative from the Office of the Provincial Governor.
As a commitment, 104th brigade commander of 1st Infantry Division Sino Cruz enunciated to win back the trust of the public over law enforcers in able to bring peace in the community.
The dialogue was attended by different sectors from the local government unit (LGU), the youth, women, civil society organizations (CSO), Moro National Liberation Front (MNLF) as well as Moro Islamic Liberation Front (MILF) and line agencies such as Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE ARMM) and the Regional Darul' Ifta. (RRUC Communications Division)