Initial Statement on the Bombing Incident in Lamitan City

Provincial Government’s Initial Statement on the Bombing Incident in Lamitan City
July 31, 2018; 8:30 A.M.

At around five in the morning today, July 31, 2018, an Unidentified Individual believed to be a “Suicide Bomber” was flagged by CAAs at a checkpoint located near Magkawit, Brgy. Maganda, Lamitan City, just a few kilometers away from the city proper. The unidentified individual was en roue to Lamitan City using a dented utility van. It was later found out that the unidentified individual was in possession of an IED inside the van and detonated the explosive device immediately as units of the CAA and CAFGU checked the vehicle for anomalies. The explosion resulted to the death of 1 enlisted personnel, 3 CAAs and 3 civilians.


Barangay Parangbasak, Lamitan City October 17, 2017Barangay Lower Bañas October 19, 2017

The Provincial Government of Basilan launched the first part of Paglissin Kawman Project in Brgy. Parangbasak, Lamitan City and Brgy. Lower Bañas, Lantawan. The Paglissin Kawman Project is a program of the provincial government to instill cleanliness to all communities in Basilan province. It is to institutionalize a paradigm of a clean community where refuse and or unwanted attitudes or negative cultural or norms are eradicated to the benefit of the community.

Quran Memorization Competition

Quran Memorization Competition: A Spiritual Encouragement to the Youth of Today

June 16, 2017
Ramadhan holds a unique position in the hearts and minds of our community. It is the month in which Allah Subhanahu wa Ta’ala opens His doors or mercy, forgiveness and blessings upon the believers; a holy month that is anxiously awaited by all the Muslims as they perform the duty of fasting. It has been in the blood of every mankind who practices Islam to observe purity and ease in fasting.