Michael Mastura

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Michael O. Mastura
Member of the Philippine House of Representatives from Maguindanao's First District
In office
June 30, 1987 – June 30, 1995
Preceded by Post created
Succeeded by Didagen Dilangalen
Personal details
Born Sultan Kudarat, Maguindanao
Political party Laban ng Demokratikong Pilipino
Spouse(s) Lourdes Veloso-Mastura
Relations Brother:
Tucao O. Mastura
Alma mater Notre Dame University
Cotabato City Institute
Occupation Lawyer, Politician
Religion Islam

Michael O. Mastura is a Philippine lawyer, author, and lecturer. He is a descendant of the 16th-century monarch Muhammad Kudarat, also known as Sultan Kudarat of Maguindanao. He served as Congressman[1] from 1987 through 1995, representing the districts of Maguindanao and Cotobato City in Mindanao, Philippines.

Mike Mastura Served as Deputy Minister for the Office of Muslim Affairs, Member of the Board of Regents of Mindanao State University, Member of the Southern Philippines Development Authority, and Member of the Mindanao Economic Council.

He was a Delegate to the 1971 Constitutional Convention, and co-founder of the Southeast Asian Shariah Law Association.[1]

Of Chinese ancestry, his parents migrated to the Philippines in the early 20th Century.Japanese settlement in the Philippines#American period and the Post-WWII era

He is the older brother of Mayor Tucao O. Mastura of Sultan Kudarat, Maguindanao and Mayor Armando Mastura of Sultan Mastura, Maguindanao.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Jimeno, Jaileen F. (24 November 2009). "In Maguindanao, no one dares cross the Ampatuans". GMA News. Retrieved 10 August 2011.