Acting Regional Director Malo B. Manonggiring was awarded Plaque of recognition by Regional Director Police Chief Superintendent Ager Ontog Jr. during the 17th PNP ETHIC DAY celebration at Camp Sergeo Osmeña, Osmeña Blvd., Cebu City on January 10, 2011.
Acting Regional Director Malo B. Manonggiring receiving his Plaque of Recognition
Pose with fellow awardees
124 Students and Teachers at Ninoy Aquino Foundation College were stranded at Cebu City. The Agency that handled their Educational Trip whom they had paid Seven Hundred Fifty Thousand (750,000.00) failed to pay their Hotel and their Transportation Ticket for Trans Asia via Cagayan de Oro City, these students were barred by Tran Asia to board in their ship, at 10:00 O’clock in the evening on January 31, 2011, they were housed at NCMF-Visayas Office, early in the morning of February 1, 2011, NCMF-Visayas coordinated with Cebu City Government to arrange for their transportation home, MR. HENRY TOMALCDAB, Administrative of Officer of Mayor MICHAEL L. RAMA, and GEORGE CHU, President of Cebu City Down Town Revitalization Projectand the NCMF STAFF talk with Juicy Tadlip, Agency Manager and a member of CebuInterfaith
Sector to help NCMF-Visayas get 124 ticket. Ninoy Aquino Foundation college President put-up 70,000.00 pesos and the remaining balance were paid by the City Government, and also the City give Five Thousand (5,000.00) pesos to for the student expenses from CDO to Marawi City, it also provided tow (2) Executive Bus that transported the students and teachers from the NCMF Office to Pier 4 of Cebu City.
January 11, 2011, Acting Regional Director Malo B. Manonggiring in coordination with the City Government of Cebu and the Philippine National Police, conducted a Meeting of Cebu Muslim Religious and Community Leaders. The meeting was held at Cebu Business Hotel to forged mutual understanding and cooperation between the City Government of Cebu, the Philippine National Police, and the National Commission on Muslim Filipinos for Visayas on the presevation of Peace and Order, and the Economic Upleftment of the Muslim Communities of Cebu City. In this meeting Mayor Michael L. Rama assured NCMF-Visayas, the Muslim Religious and Community Leaders of Cebu for his contineous support for the Colon Night Market to give Muslim
Traders an avenue for business in the city; he also pledge to help in the development of Muslim Day Care Centers through
PERSONNEL AND GENERAL SERVICE AUDIT TEAM
Personnel Audit Team of the National Commission on Muslim Filipinos Central Office arrive at NCMF-Visayas on January 28, 2011, headed by Ating Chief, HRMO, MR. ALEJANDRO “Toto” DEROn, and Acting Chief, GSD, MR. ALMOJEN PANDAPATAN. They were meet by Acting Regional Director MALO B. MANONGGIRING and the NCMF STAFF, they arrived when the Office was about to be transferred from the POPULATION COMMISSION OFFICE at Banilad to 116-3 4th Floor, GTC Building, Borromeo Street, Cebu City. This Audit Teams had inspected and browsed the Property and Pesonnel files and records of NCMF-Visayas. They had maped up all and manualy inspected the properties such as Office Equipments wihich include all michanical and electronic devices, and office funitures such as tables and chairsand filing cabinets of the Regional Office.
National Commission on Muslim Filipinos in coordination with the City Government of Cebu and the Philippine National Police joined each other in providing security to the Sinulog Parade. The Muslim Communities of Cebu gave One Hundred Fifty (150)Peace Advocate Volunteers which were divided into Ten (10) Goups, each group has a Team Leader from the NCMF Employees, each Team also will coordinate with the PNP assigned in their area of assignment. To identify them they were given ID duly signed by Acting Regional Director Malo B. Manonggiring, PSSUPT Melvin Ramon “Omar” Buenafe, City Police Director, and Mayor Michael “Mike” Rama of Cebu City, which they wear at all time during the Sinulog. NCMF-Visayas put-up an ASSISTANCE
CENTER with our Medical Teams at the junction of the Land Bank of the Philippines, P. Del Rosario Branch, Cebu City. This assistance center serve as the COMAND CENTER of the Peace Advocate Volunteers, NCMF-Visayas provide foods and snacks and cellular phone loads to all Team Leaders so that they can provide information to the command center any developments and events in their area.
1ST NATIONAL ULAMA CONSULTATIVE CONFERENCE
The 1st National Ulama Consultative Conference was conducted by NCMF Central Office in coordination with NCMF-Visayas on February 8-10, 2011 at Cebu Midtown Hotel. The Theme of the Conference is: “The Ulama as a Unifying Force and Agents of Social Change”. Before the opening of the program on February 7, 2011, at 10:00 O’clock Monday morning a Press Conference was held at the GIO 7 FUROM at the Philippine Information Agency Office at 3rd Floor Body Tone Building, Gorordo Avenue, Cebu City. Acting Regional Director Molo B. Manonggiring, Commissioner SolaimanMutia, and Director Kim Edres were present during the Press Conference. They explained to the public the mandate of the NCMF, it functions and operational programs, and its structure under RA 9997, and how it differ with the defunct OFFICE ON MUSLIM AFFAIRS. The following day February 8, 2011 was the opening program of the conference; registration and be-letting of participants took place; NCMF-Visayas Personnel and Staff do the dirty jobs for the NCMF Central, Hon. BaiOmera D. Dianalan-Lucman,
Secretary/CEO of the Commission gave her Openning Remarks, Commissioner Moner M. Bajunaid explain the new mandate of NCMF under RA 9997. Commissioner Solaiman C. Mutia introduce the Key Note Speaker, Hon. Mayor Michael “Mike” L. Rama of Cebu City, Mayor Rama delivers his Key Note Message, he thanked NCMF for choosing Cebu City the site of the conference, and proudly express that Cebu City is the center of interfaith sector of the Philippines and that Muslim Community
Leaders were among the pioneer members of the sector, after his message
Secretary Lucman presented a Certificate of Appreciation to Mayor Mike Rama. Other present guest present were PCSUPT AGER POBLADOR ONTOG, Regional
Director, Philippine National Police Regional Office 7 & PSSUPT MELVIN RAMON “OMAR” BUENAFE, City Director, PNP Cebu City. Then the Ulama were asked to air their pre conference expectations, they all had perceived that the government had confidence in them to be an active partner in the pursuit or quest of a lasting peace and order in the Autonomous Region of Muslim Mindanao and the country in general.
The manifestation is the appointment of Ulama Commissioner in the National Commission on Muslim Filipinos. They all believed that the conference is a beginning active participation of the Ulama in the major decision making of the country in the pursuit of political, economic, social, educational and peace and order specially those that concern Muslim of this country. After hearing the expectations of the Ulama, Acting Regional Director Malo B.
Manonggiring announced the House Rules of the Conference, then the Ulama were served with their dinner, and were ordered to rest during the night for them to prepare for tomorrow’s activities. The Emcee of the 1st day conference was Director Tahir S. Lidasan, Jr., of the Bureau of External Relations of the NCMF.
The following day, February 9, 2011 was the conference proper, it was opened by an invocation by Aleem Said Ahmad Basher, Chairman of the Imam Council of the Philippines; followed by an overview of the conference presented by the Honorable
Commissioner Edilwasif T. Baddiri, the Youth Representative to the Commission; then selected Ulama representative give their expectations to the conference, they reiterated their previous expectations, after that Director Tahir S> Lidasan of the Bureau of External Relation moderated the Open Forum and he divided the wokshop group into three for the morning: The first Group talked the issue on Moon-sighting and Reproductive Health, Director Laman Piang was their Resource person that guide their descusion; the second group talked the issue on the Philippine Halal Scheme and the Philippine Madrasah Education, Commissioner Moner Bajunaid was their resource person; and finally group three took the issue on Peace Building in Mindanao and Re-establishment of Zakat and Awqaaf as a Tool for Poverty Alleviation, their resouirce person was Commissioner Sharief Jul-Asri Abirin; at 12:00 O’clok noon they took their lunch break and Duhor Prayer, then the resume the Workshop at 1:30 p.m. they have their coffee break and Asr Prayer at 3:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m., then the groups presented their Workshop-outputs at 4:00 p.m. until 9:30 in the evening, Director Kim Edres of NCMF-NCR was their Emcee and moderator. The following day February 10, 2011, was the closing ceremony of the Consultative Conference, Aleem Usman Sheik Al-Aman President of the Philippine Ulama Congress lead the Invocation;
Ampatuan introduce the guest of honor Sultan Tomas Dela-Rama Osmeña, then Honorable Osmeña gave his message where he promised to Honorable Omera D. Dianalan-Lucman that he will host the second Ulama Consultative Conference, after his speech he was presented with a memento by Secretary Lucman then they both distributed Certificate of Participation to the Ulama, then Honorable
Commissioner Mufti Jaa’far gave his Closing Remarks, Aleem Mohammad Cana lead the Invocation, then a photo session fallowed which ended the conference.
NCMF 2012 BUDGET PREPARATION & CONSULTATION
Budget Preparation Cluster Meeting 2012 for NCMF Marawi, NCMF Cagayan, and NCMF-Visayas was held in NCMF-Visayas Office Attended by the Regional Directors, Administrative Officers, Budget Officers, Regional Accountants and Bookkeepers of the three Regional Offices. Executive Director Sitti Djalia Turabin-Hataman lectured on the highlights of the Budget Preparation, its issues, problems, prospects and its implications to NCMF and the Muslim society in general. She pointed out that the budget reflects the actual allocation of material and financial resources of an office in the implementation of its programs, projects and activities to achieve a calculated goals and objectives. She presented a structural diagram of the Halal Scheme as an illustration and example of on how budget preparation can affect the lives of the Muslim Filipinos, she focuses on the certain Key Performance Areas, such as Satisfaction of the Stake Holders, Internal Process/System of NCMF, its Financial Requirements/Budgetary Allocations/Fund Sourcing/Judicious Use of Resources, and NCMF Employee/Community/Leaders/Manager Growth and Development. After the lecture of the Executive Director, Bai Saida Uka Santiago give a lecture on the guidelines of the budget proposal preparation; she explained that the content of the budget
proposal mus reflect the mandate of the NCMF, the strategic plan of the region must be doable and realistic, must be measurable, attainable and sustainable, so that the budget proposal is justifiable and realistic, she further elaborate that it must conform with the Medium Term Development Plan (MTPDP) 2011-2016 and the Millennium Development Goals (MDG) of the Philippines.
ENTHRONEMENT OF GEN. CIPRIANO E. QUEROL AS SULTAN OF PANAY
PCSUPT CEPRIANO E. QUEROL, JR. the present Regional Director of the Philippine National Police, Regional Office 6 was crowned Sultan of Panay on February 13, 2011 at Camp Martin Delgado, Ilo-ilo City, by the Royal Sultan of Masiu, his Highness Sultan Mayor Topaan Disumimba of Tanparan, Lanao Del Sur, the present Sultan of Masiu, and the Chairman of the Royal Sultanate of Lanao Del Sur. The Enthronement was attended by the Muslim Community Leaders of Region 6, including their Imams and Ulama, Acting Regional Director Malo B. Manonggiring of NCMF-Visayas, Undersecretary Rico Puno of the Department of Interior and Local Government, Cipriano brother Vidal E. Querol
CEBU MUSLIM COMMUNITIES SPORTFEST AND FAMILY DAY
The national Commission on Muslim Filipinos in coordination with the City Government of Cebu through the Cebu City Sport Commission conducted the CEBU MUSLIM COMMUNITIES SPORTFEST AND FAMILY DAY on February 24, 2011 at the Cebu City Sport Complex, fifteen (15) Team of the Muslim Communities of Cebu participated the Sport Fest and Family day:
Teams Team Manager
1. Al-Khairiah Mosque Mr. Tohamy M. Acop
2. Bolkhia Mosque Mr. Samanoding Solaiman
3. Cebu Islamic Center Moque Mr. Hadji Mustapha Caunda
4. Cebu Muslim Entrepreneurs Mr. Mastura Busara
5. Colon Muslim Jamah Mr. Hadji Junaid Hadji Amer
6. Federation of Muslim Students Mr. Hamza Baragona
7. Green Mosque Mr. Arafat Hadji Zaman
8. Islamic Propagation & Research Mr. Amil Asani & Mr. Acmad Muhammad
Center for Cebu Incorporated (IPRCCI)
9. LLC Muslim Ambulant Vendors Mr. Mauden M. Lucman
10. Mandaue Islamic Association Mr. Hadji Abbas Murad
11. Muslim Young Traders (EMall) Mr. Abulkhayer Saud
12. Samstar/Starmix Mr. Samad Rangaig
13. Sarimanok Team Mr. Abdul Mujib Mai
14. Talisay Muslim Association Mr. Hadji Malik Hadji Rasul
15. Travelers Muslim Association Mr. Mahdi Rasuman
PNP FLAG CEREMONY
Acting Regional Director Malo B. Manonggiring was invited as Guest Speaker to Monday Flag Ceremony & Parade of the Philippine National Police 7, at Cap Sergio Osmeña, Osmeña Boulevard, Cebu City on March 14, 2011, Seven (7:00 a.m.) O’clock in the morning by PCSUPT AGER POBLADOR ONTOG, JR., Director Manonggiring highlighted in his speech and message to the PNP Men in Uniform the sensitiveness and the magnitude of their responsibility to the people and the government in general, he challenge them to bring back the respect and good image of the policemen and men in uniform that was once given by the Filipino people to them. He awarded Medalya ng Parangal to two Policemen of Cebu City for their unselfish dedication to service by arresting two of the most wanted murder suspect of Cebu City; also he handed over Forty Thousand (40,000.00) each to two civilian who reported to the police the whereabouts of the two most wanted suspect of the region.