Lanao del Sur Governor Mamintal ‘Bombit’ Adiong Jr. is now in stable condition, this was posted by his brother 1st District Rep. Ziaur-Rahman “Zia” Alonto Adiong, a few hours after the governor was wounded when his convoy was ambushed at around 4:20pm today, February 17, 2023 by unidentified gunmen in Barangay Dilimbayan in the Municipality of Maguing, Lanao del Sur. However, four of his security escorts, all close family members were killed during the ambush.
The governor is now recuperating at a hospital in Cagayan de Oro City together with a staff who was also wounded. The chief executive was earlier brought to Bukidnon Provincial Hospital in Kalilangan town after the ambush but was immediately transferred to the city for better medical care.
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