Close  
  • share this

Muslims in Cebu to help secure Sinulog festivities

/ 01:33 PM January 11, 2019
Muslims in Cebu to help secure Sinulog festivities

Imam Najeeb M. Razul (center) Chairman of the council of elders in Visayas with some muslim community members walk before Camp Sergio Osmeña Sr. after their meeting with officers of Police Regional Office in Central in visayas for the preparation for Sinulog activities.

CEBU CITY–The Muslim community in Cebu has committed to secure the activities of the Sinulog Festival 2019.

“We can assure you, Cebuanos, can enjoy and can sleep without worrying about this Sinulog,” said Imam Najeeb M. Razul, chairman of the council of elders in the Visayas.

ADVERTISEMENT

He said they were monitoring their communities to check if some suspicious individuals had just arrived in Cebu who might have plans to disrupt the Sinulog festivities.

To show their commitment, Razul and about 60 Muslim leaders went to Camp Sergio Osmeña to meet with officials of the Police Regional Office in Central Visayas (PRO-7) to discuss Sinulog security preparations.

FEATURED STORIES

Around 300 Muslim youth belonging to National Commission of Muslim Filipinos, a Muslim organization in the Visayas, would be deployed to help the police during the Sinulog./lzb

Read Next
LATEST STORIES
MOST READ
Don't miss out on the latest news and information.
View comments

Subscribe to INQUIRER PLUS to get access to The Philippine Daily Inquirer & other 70+ titles, share up to 5 gadgets, listen to the news, download as early as 4am & share articles on social media. Call 896 6000.

TAGS: Cebu, Local news, Muslim Community, Philippine news updates, Sinulog
For feedback, complaints, or inquiries, contact us.



© Copyright 1997-2019 INQUIRER.net | All Rights Reserved

We use cookies to ensure you get the best experience on our website. By continuing, you are agreeing to our use of cookies. To find out more, please click this link.