ZAMBOANGA CITY: Muslims in the southern Philippines celebrated the enthronement of the 20-year old Mohammad Daud Nabil ‘Ayran’ Dimaporo-Lantud as the youngest Sultan on the 28 Royal Sultanate of Lanao del Norte province.
Sultan Ayran, who is the son of Pantao Ragat Mayor Eleanor Lantud and Vice Mayor Lacson Lantud, is also the chairman of the Sanguniang Kabataan in the town. Sultan Ayran is now the new Sultan of the Royal House of Cabasagan.
The enthronement of Sultan Ayran of the Royal House of Cabasagan also coincided with the month-long celebration of the 48th Founding Anniversary of Pantao Ragat.
Thousands of Muslims witnessed the colorful Maranao ceremony and hailed the historical enthronement of the young royalty, who belongs to one of the most respected and influential clan in Mindanao.
A throng of visitors also greeted Sultan Aryan, who also went around the town in a parade for a king where well-wishers lined up the streets and chanting his name, many showering him with greetings and welcoming the assumption of the young royal leader to the throne.
Sultan Ayran’s parents thanked all those who greeted the new Sultan and vowed to continue the good legacy of the clan.
The Sultan also vowed to carry on the good tradition of the throne and his family and clan.