CROWNING & ENTHRONEMENT CEREMONY OF TRIBAL KINGS IN KUMALARANG, ZAMBOANGA DEL SUR
Updated: Dec 1, 2021
Last October 26, 2021, a grand Territorial Crowning & Enthronement Ceremony took place at Kumalarang, Zamboanga del Sur, in the territory of King Datu Imbentor, Territorial Tribal King of such municipality, and it was attended by the staff representatives of the state named are; Brgy. Chairman Alex Elumba, Brgy. Councilor Virgilio Bayona, Former Mayor Euginio Salvar, and SB Member Rolando Jayme.
The said event was successful with a total of 19 Tribal Kings who were crowned for the Tribal Kingdom, and their names are as follows with their respective jurisdiction;
1. KING OSCAR M. ANLAG/ DATU MAGWIT Territorial Tribal King of Lakewood ZDS. 2. KING DEONISIO S. BANDO/ DATU DON Territorial Tribal King of Malangas, Zambo. Sibugay 3. KING CABAS TANGGASING/ DATU GUKOM PIGUMPUNGAN Territorial Tribal King of Tigbao, ZDS 4. KING JEY PEE L. ENCARNACION/ DATU BANTUGAN Auxiliary Tribal King-B of Tigbao, ZDS 5. KING BANONG B. AMBUCAY/ DATU MANGORA Auxiliary Tribal King-A of Malangas, Zambo. Sibugay 6. KING CHRISTOPHER L. MEDINA/ DATU PEPENG Auxiliary Tribal King-A of Tabina, ZDS 7. KING ESTANISLAO C. OTERO/ DATU ISLAO Auxiliary Tribal King-A, of Dinas, ZDS 8. KING GENARIO S. MIRANDA/ DATU MAKISIG Auxiliary Tribal King-B of Aurora, ZDS 9. KING ARMANDO G. TALONDONG/ DATU BLAS Auxiliary Tribal King-B of Pres. Manuel Roxas, ZDL 10. KING EFREN M. ASO / DATU EFRIN Auxiliary Tribal King-A of Josefina, ZDS 11. KING MAGDALINO PAMAT/ DATU MAGDAL Auxiliary Tribal King-B of Josefina, ZDS 12. KING CHARLIE TRATCHE/ DATU BAYOGAN Auxiliary Tribal King-B of Bayog, ZDS 13. KING JAVIER M. OBNIMAGA/ DATU TATA Auxiliary Tribal King-B, Dipolog City 14. KING CHRISTOPHER T. CATUBAY/ DATU SILOY Territorial Tribal King of Punta Blanca, ZDL 15. KING BONIFACIO R. POTESTAS/ DATU BALETE Auxiliary Tribal King-A of Dumingag, ZDS 16. KING JOSE DANNY F. BRUCE/ DATU DOGLAS Auxiliary Tribal King-B of Dumingag, ZDS 17. KING DODGEN F. BRUCE/ DATU MALVAR Auxiliary Tribal King-B of Molave, ZDS 18. KING EURAKIEL MINT B. DELOS REYES Auxiliary Tribal King-B of Tabina, ZDS 19. KING JERRY P. SISICAN/ DATU BADO Auxiliary Tribal King-B of Dinas, ZDS
Further, it is the custom and tradition during crowning that everyone who has been or is crown as a Tribal King must provide a so-called “Pandingding” or coins in modern parlance in the amount of 220 (110 Right Hand+110 Left Hand) as symbolizing the 110 tribes in the whole country.