PSA-BARMM conducts Orientation on Oath of Moral Governance

November 8, 2019News Article Ref No.: NL-ARMM-19-037
Officials and employees of PSA-BARMM and PSA-Maguindanao, together with Grand Mufti Udasan.

Philippine Statistics Authority – BARMM (PSA-BARMM) conducted an Orientation on Oath of Moral Governance last 08 August 2019 at Pagana Kutawato Resto, Cotabato City. This was attended by the officials and employees of PSA-BARMM and PSA-Maguindanao. The host office invited Grand Mufti Abuhuraira A. Udasan, Executive Director of the Regional Darul Ifta – BARMM to be the resource preson and to lead the oath taking of the employees.  

Grand Mufti Udasan gave a spontaneous lecture on Moral Governance. He started by reminding everyone that the guidelines in running a moral governance can be found in the Holy Qur’an, of which all of the believers must follow. He also emphasized that reciting the name of the creator and embodying it to our daily roles at work are the essence of having a moral governance. Officials and employees of the Bangsamoro Government should not forget the moral, ethical and spiritual aspects of their job. 

The resource person also highlighted the importance of honesty in moral governance. He simply defined it as the consistency in words and works. There are leaders who state sweet promises, then do the otherwise. Honesty may also be reflected in the fair selection of employees, such as an appointing authority must not select a relative or nearest kin. 

Grand Mufti Udasan summarized his lecture by reminding everyone that in a moral governance, everyone should cooperate, help one another, and support each other in righteous deeds. Whenever trials and confusion arise, always consult the Qur’an fo proper guidance.  

After the forum, Grand Mufti Udasan led the oath taking on moral governance of the officials and employees of PSA-BARMM and PSA-Maguindanao.