Lanao del Norte distributes ballots, other poll paraphernalia for BOL plebiscite


Lanao del Norte Provincial Treasurer’s Office released Tuesday the official ballots to each 22 municipalities for the Bangsamoro Organic Law (BOL) plebiscite.

The Commission on Elections (Comelec) officials, national media, and other Citizen’s Watch Movement witnessed the distribution of the official ballots and other election paraphernalia inside the Office of the Provincial Treasurer at Governor Arsenio A. Quibranza Provincial Government Center, Pigcarangan.

Governor Imelda “Angging” Quibranza-Dimaporo called for a clean, honest and orderly plebiscite on February 6.

The Lanao del Norte local government favors the non-inclusion its six municipalities in the future Bangsamoro Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao (BARMM).

The provincial government has said that the six municipalities – Tagoloan, Balo-i, Pantar, Munai, Nunungan, and Tangcal – are essential in maintaining the peace and order in the province and will affect not only the security but as well as the steady growth of economy if these towns will be separated from the province.