Mindanao dating getting back into the dating game after divorce
The history of the Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao (ARMM) can only be understood in the context of how the Bangsamoro people continuously struggle for self-rule and self-determination and how the national politics address the “Moro problem.” The creation of which was enshrined in the 1987 Constitution and established by Republic Act 9054, the ARMM is now composed of the provinces of Basilan, Lanao del Sur, Maguindanao, Sulu and Tawi-Tawi, and the cities of Marawi and Lamitan.
The ARMM today underwent a series of structural and systemic modifications, starting from the regional regroupings in 1975 up to the expansion of the regional government in 2002.
Regions IX was composed of the provinces of Basilan, Sulu and Tawi-Tawi, and Zamboanga del Norte, Zamboanga del Sur and the cities of Dipolog, Dapitan, Pagadian and Zamboanga; while Region XII was composed of the provinces of Lanao del Norte, Lanao del Sur, Maguindanao, North Cotabato and Sultan Kudarat, and the cities of Cotabato, Iligan and Marawi. 1555, President Marcos changed the Regional Center of Region IX to Zamboanga City.
Region IX was composed of Basilan, Sulu, Tawi-Tawi and Zamboanga del Sur, and the cities of Pagadian and Zamboanga, with Jolo as the Regional Center; while Region XII included the provinces of Lanao del Norte, Lanao del Sur, Maguindanao, North Cotabato and Sultan Kudarat, and the cities of Cotabato, Iligan and Marawi, with Cotabato as the Regional Center.The 1986 EDSA revolution came and toppled down Marcos from power. The Muslim members of the 1986 Constitutional Commission sponsored the grant of Muslim autonomy.The creation of two autonomous regions same can be found in the 1987 Constitution.The LTP Ulbert Ulama Tugung was appointed as Chair of LTP Region IX on December 9, 1979 while Simeon Datumanong as Chair of LTP Region XII.