For a Peaceful Election

04womenwebMayor Aisah Diro Amabola Batinggolo of Tangkal, Lanao del Norte (in white hijab or headwear) and her political opponent Fatima Mutia Tomawis (left) raise their hands after signing a peace covenant in Tangkal town on May 3, 2013. The Philippine Army, PNP and the MILF have been doing rounds urging candidates to sign peace covenants and not resort to violence following the ambush slaying of 14 supporters of Nunungan town Mayor Abdulmalik Manamparan on April 25, 2013. MindaNews photo