Nur Misuari seriously ill, says Gazmin

By RG Cruz, ABS-CBN News

Posted at Sep 03 2013 08:31 PM | Updated as of Sep 04 2013 05:55 AM

MANILA – Moro National Liberation Front (MNLF) founder Nur Misuari is seriously ill, Defense Secretary Voltaire Gazmin said on Tuesday.

Gazmin made the revelation at the budget hearing of his agency at the House Appropriations Committee.

He did not provide details.

The defense secretary also clarified reports that Misuari declared independence for Mindanao.

He said Misuari made the declaration in private and to his supporters only.