Gov. Adiong mourns death of Ulama council head in Lanao del Sur


Lanao del Sur Governor Mamintal Alonto Adiong Jr. has led the province in mourning for the death of Aleem Jamil Pandapatan, head of the Provincial Ulama Council.

Adiong, who has been isolated in a room at the Amai Pakpak Medical Center in Marawi City due to coronavirus infection, said they constantly turned to Pandapatan for advice.

The local government also always sought for Pandapatan’s assurance that all its programs, projects and activities adhere to Islamic principles, he said.

“As a sign of mourning, the flag in the Provincial Capitol shall be at half-mast for one week,” the governor said.