MALAYBALAY NEWS | BUKIDNON ONLINE EXCLUSIVES – Nacionalista Party senatorial bet Atty. Adel Tamano was in Malaybalay City and Valencia City Bukidnon Friday, December 4, 2009 and was able to meet the Malaybalay Nacionalista Party candidates. Bukidnon Online – Your Bukidnon Community Blog – tagged along the whole day and was able to cover all of Atty. Adel Tamano’s activities.
Atty. Adel Tamano and his entourage arrived at around 11:30 am and proceeded to a local restaurant where he was met by Nacionalista Party mayoralty bet for Malaybalay City, Provo “Jun” Antipasado.
Tamano also met the Nacionalista Party – Malaybalay candidates for councilor including Melvyn Valcorza, Lorenzo Dinlayan, Jr., Mya Rosos, Reynaldo Agne, Renato Sumbongan, Hollis Monsanto, Jay Pabillaran and Alexander Fernandez.
Tamano had lunch with the candidates then proceeded to attend various events. Read more details here in BukidnonOnline.com
Atty. Adel Tamano is the son of the late Senator Mamintal “Mike” Tamano and civic leader Hadja Putri Zorayda Abbas of Lanao del Sur and Jolo.
Only 39 years old, Atty. Adel’s name means “lover of justice” in Arabic. Atty. Adel holds the rare distinction of being the first ever Filipino Muslim scholar at the Harvard Law School. He is also the first Filipino Muslim commencement speaker at Harvard University.
Atty. Adel Tamano also served as President of the Pamantasan ng Lungsod ng Maynila.
In 2007, he was chosen as a senatorial candidate both under the Arroyo Administration and the United Opposition in 2007 — both offers he declined. He accepted the post of spokesperson for the United Opposition instead.
Recently, he joined the Nacionalista Party under presidential candidate Sen. Manny Villar.