Two (2) family feuds (rido) peacefully came to an end through the collaborative efforts of the Ministry of Public Order and Safety (MPOS) with the Iranun Reconciliation Council (IRC), Office of the Congresswoman Bai Dimple Mastura, and Municipal Local Government Units of the Iranun Corridor in Sultan Mastura and Parang, Maguindanao del Norte respectively on August 21, 2023.
During the Rido Settlement in Sultan Mastura earlier that day, Municipal Mayor Hon. Zulficar Alih Panda, expressed his utmost gratitude to the Ministry, “𝘎𝘶𝘴𝘵𝘰 𝘳𝘪𝘯 𝘱𝘰 𝘯𝘢𝘮𝘪𝘯 𝘪𝘱𝘢𝘳𝘢𝘵𝘪𝘯𝘨 𝘢𝘯𝘨 𝘢𝘮𝘪𝘯𝘨 𝘱𝘢𝘴𝘢𝘴𝘢𝘭𝘢𝘮𝘢𝘵 𝘴𝘢 𝘔𝘪𝘯𝘪𝘴𝘵𝘳𝘺 𝘰𝘧 𝘗𝘶𝘣𝘭𝘪𝘤 𝘖𝘳𝘥𝘦𝘳 𝘢𝘯𝘥 𝘚𝘢𝘧𝘦𝘵𝘺, 𝘯𝘢𝘨𝘬𝘢𝘬𝘢𝘪𝘴𝘢 𝘵𝘢𝘺𝘰 𝘥𝘢𝘩𝘪𝘭 𝘪𝘯 𝘭𝘪𝘯𝘦 𝘢𝘯𝘨 𝘪𝘯𝘺𝘰𝘯𝘨 𝘮𝘢𝘯𝘥𝘢𝘵𝘰 𝘴𝘢 𝘮𝘪𝘴𝘴𝘪𝘰𝘯 𝘯𝘨 𝘢𝘮𝘪𝘯𝘨 𝘰𝘱𝘪𝘴𝘪𝘯𝘢 𝘯𝘢 𝘱𝘢𝘭𝘢𝘨𝘢𝘯𝘢𝘱𝘪𝘯 𝘢𝘵 𝘱𝘢𝘭𝘢𝘸𝘢𝘬𝘪𝘯 𝘢𝘯𝘨 𝘱𝘦𝘢𝘤𝘦 𝘢𝘯𝘥 𝘶𝘯𝘪𝘵𝘺 𝘥𝘪𝘵𝘰 𝘴𝘢 𝘚𝘶𝘭𝘵𝘢𝘯 𝘔𝘢𝘴𝘵𝘶𝘳𝘢, 𝘯𝘢𝘸𝘢’𝘺 𝘮𝘢𝘬𝘢𝘴𝘢𝘮𝘢 𝘯𝘢𝘮𝘪𝘯 𝘬𝘢𝘺𝘰 𝘴𝘢 𝘭𝘢𝘩𝘢𝘵 𝘯𝘨 𝘧𝘶𝘵𝘶𝘳𝘦 𝘳𝘦𝘤𝘰𝘯𝘤𝘪𝘭𝘪𝘢𝘵𝘪𝘰𝘯 𝘦𝘧𝘧𝘰𝘳𝘵𝘴 𝘯𝘢𝘮𝘪𝘯 𝘥𝘪𝘵𝘰 𝘴𝘢 𝘐𝘳𝘢𝘯𝘶𝘯 𝘊𝘰𝘳𝘳𝘪𝘥𝘰𝘳.”
Later in the afternoon, the group went to the Municipality of Parang for the Rido Settlement Ceremony of two prominent families in the area, the said reconciliation of the conflicting families marked a significant step towards the continuous progress of peace and unity in the Iranun Corridor.
MPOS Deputy Minister, Hon. Abdulkudos Balitok emphasized the importance of setting the example towards a peaceful and united community “𝘜𝘯𝘪𝘵𝘺 𝘪𝘴 𝘵𝘩𝘦 𝘣𝘳𝘪𝘥𝘨𝘦 𝘵𝘰 𝘢 𝘱𝘦𝘢𝘤𝘦𝘧𝘶𝘭 𝘢𝘯𝘥 𝘱𝘳𝘰𝘴𝘱𝘦𝘳𝘰𝘶𝘴 𝘭𝘪𝘧𝘦 𝘧𝘰𝘳 𝘢𝘭𝘭 𝘰𝘧 𝘶𝘴, 𝘢𝘯𝘥 𝘵𝘩𝘳𝘰𝘶𝘨𝘩 𝘵𝘩𝘪𝘴, 𝘸𝘦 𝘢𝘳𝘦 𝘨𝘳𝘢𝘥𝘶𝘢𝘭𝘭𝘺 𝘦𝘴𝘵𝘢𝘣𝘭𝘪𝘴𝘩𝘪𝘯𝘨 𝘵𝘩𝘦 𝘱𝘢𝘵𝘩 𝘵𝘰 𝘵𝘩𝘦 𝘵𝘳𝘶𝘦 𝘦𝘴𝘴𝘦𝘯𝘤𝘦 𝘰𝘧 𝘢 𝘔𝘰𝘳𝘢𝘭 𝘎𝘰𝘷𝘦𝘳𝘯𝘮𝘦𝘯𝘵 𝘰𝘧 𝘵𝘩𝘦 𝘉𝘢𝘯𝘨𝘴𝘢𝘮𝘰𝘳𝘰 𝘈𝘶𝘵𝘰𝘯𝘰𝘮𝘰𝘶𝘴 𝘙𝘦𝘨𝘪𝘰𝘯 𝘪𝘯 𝘔𝘶𝘴𝘭𝘪𝘮 𝘔𝘪𝘯𝘥𝘢𝘯𝘢𝘰.”