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Governor Bombit Adiong Calls for ARMM Elections Postponement

Adiong calls postponement of ARMM polls as ‘most practical’ By: Apipa Bagumbaran
MARAWI CITY, Lanao del Sur, Feb. 09 (PIA) --- The Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao (ARMM) government headed by acting regional governor Ansaruddin Alonto-Adiong backs the postponement of the 2011 ARMM elections saying it is the most practical alternative that the national government can adopt.
In a statement, the autonomous regional government has proposed for the postponement to let the new administration solve conflict-related issues in the region.
It called for the postponement of the regional polls to a later date when issues related to the history of election violence and failures and on the ongoing peace process between the GRP and MILF as well as the GRP, OIC and MNLF Tripartite Review of the 1996 Final Peace Agreement are fully resolved.
The regional government believes that another election this year would only complicate unsolved social issues such as the absence yet of a negotiat…