BUADIPOSO BUNTONG, Lanao del Sur — The Philippine National Police (PNP) said Buadiposo Buntong is a very peaceful municipality in the province of Lanao del Sur.
Police Master Sergeant Saiben B. Ampa, deputy chief of police of Buadiposo Buntong municipal police station, in an exclusive interview, told Ranao star Philippines that except for a traffic accident, the municipality is totally peaceful.
“Peace and order in Buadiposo Buntong is manageable and any incident that arises from time to time is immediately solved through the leadership of town mayor Jamal Dadayan,” said Ampa.
“Ang hindi lang maiwasan dito sa amin ay ang tinatawag na ‘Rido’ na common naman sa ating lalawigan,” Ampa said. (What could not avoided here is the so-called ‘Rido’ which is common in our province.)
“But except for some, almost all rido existing in Buadiposo Buntong are settled by the local government unit,” he added.
The major rido between the Abinal and the Macarampat clans are already settled in the provincial level through the intervention of Governor Mamintal Adiong Jr. and initiative of Mayor Dadayan.
A couple of unsettled rido is hopefully to be solved very soon by the Municipal Peace and Order Council, the Council of Elders and other concerned agencies.
Ampa said there are no terrorists in Buadiposo Buntong. The New Peoples Army terrorists reportedly operating in other towns of the province cannot penetrate in Buadiposo Buntong because of the united desire of the constituents to live peacefully, they will not to allow any terrorist penetrate or stay in the locality.
Master Sergeant Ampa thanked the municipal government headed by Mayor Dadayan, the members of the Sangguniang Bayan, all line agency officials and the constituents for their undying support and cooperation with the police force and the military in maintaining peace and order in Buadiposo Buntong.
ROCAYA SUMNDAD OTICAL YAHYA/RSP