A Muslim lawyer cum physician runs in Lanao Norte for Congress

ILIGAN CITY — A lawyer cum physician is seeking for election as Lanao del Norte representative to the House of Representatives comes next year elections.

Judge Joe Abbas. (FB)

Lawyer Joe Abbas, also a medical doctor, filed his Certificate of Candidacy (COC) on October 7, 2021 as congressman representing the 2nd congressional district of Lanao del Norte.

He is running under the Partido Federal ng Pilipinas (PFP) for the 2022 elections whose presidential standard bearer is former Senator Ferdinand “BongBong” Marcos, Jr.

Abbas is a former elected mayor of the province’ municipality of Pantar. He has been a presiding judge in various courts.

Abbas told the media he is running with the vision to establish a just, free, healthy and prosperous society inspired by democratic ideals and principles.

“Tapusin ang Pandemya sa 2022” is his advocacy slogan.

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