Member of the Parliament


Position(s): BTA Member

Contact Person: Samir Jakilan

Contact Number: 09279240674

Email Address: [email protected]

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Office Address: BTA Parliament Building, BARMM Compound, Cotabato City

Biosketch of MP Muslimin A. Jakilan

Member Parliament Muslimin Asalim Jakilan, recently appointed by President Ferdinand “Bongbong” Romualdez Marcos Jr. to the extended BTA from 2022-2025, was also a Member of Parliament from 2019-2022 appointed by President Rodrigo Roa Duterte. He also served as a Cabinet Secretary of the Department of Labor and Employment under the administration of ARMM Governor Mujiv S. Hataman from 2012-2019.

Also, during ARMM Governor Zaldy Ampatuan, MP Jakilan served as DOLE ARMM Secretary from 2005-2008. From 2008-2011, he engaged in some micro businesses. 2011-2012, he helped advocate the reform in ARMM as Reform ARMM Now adherent.

MP Jakilan is also the incumbent State Chairman of Basilan MNLF under CC Chairman Muslimin Sema. Being State Chairman, accords him as Central Committee member of the MNLF.

Before becoming State Chairman, he was appointed by MNLF Founding Chairman Nur Misuari as Chief of Second Mobile Army, BAF. It was an assignment after completing a Commando Course for one year at Tripoli Libya. Before joining the MNLF in 1973, MP Jakilan was a Fourth Year Student of BS Civil Engineering at Mapua Institute of Technology, Manila.

As a result of the 1996 GRP-MNLF Final Peace Agreement, MP Jakilan was appointed to various assignments to wit: Member Consultative Assembly, SPCPD appointed by President Fidel V. Ramos; Member Sub-Project Approval Committee, ARMM Social Fund appointed by President Gloria M. Arroyo; Member, Joint AFP-MNLF Secretariat Office, Camp Aguinaldo; Member, MNLF Joint Monitoring Committee; Chairman, Joint Ceasefire Committee of Basilan; Founding President Autonomous Basilan Islamic Chamber of Commerce and Industry and President, Basilan Land Transportation Operators and Drivers Association and many more.

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