Gov. Hataman celebrates Eid’l Fitr with ex-Abu Sayyaf bandits


Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao (ARMM) Gov. Mujiv Hataman has given gifts to former Abu Sayyaf fighters in Basilan as part of the Eid’l Fitr celebration.

During the gift-giving Sunday, June 17, Hataman also shared meal with them at the headquarters of the 4th Special Forces Battalion in Cabunbata, Isabela City, ARMM Bureau of Public Information (BPI) said.

He thanked the former bandits for returning to the fold of law and for helping bring peace and stability in the province.

Also present in the event were Joint Task Force Basilan Commander Juvymax Uy, Dr. Aboukhair Tarazon, Ulama Council President and other batallion commanders.