The Municipality of Alamada was created pursuant to Republic Act 5645 passed by the Senate on May 20, 1969 and the House of Representative on May 22, 1969. Its name was adopted in memory and in honor of the late powerful ruler, Datu Amaybulyok Alamada. He was the leader who fought against the foreign oppression and tyranny. The Datu was recognized as one of the fiery rulers by the Iranon and the Dalaman who were scattered throughout the Northern Part of the Municipalities of Pigcawayan, Libungan, Sultan Kudarat and in Kitacubong (now Poblacion) as the seat of his Kingdom.
Prior to its creation as a Municipality, the area was a pilot project of the late President Ramon Magsaysay. It was a resettlement area for HUK surrenderees. Prior to its creation as a Municipality the area was a pilot project of the late President Ramon Magsaysay. It was also a public land as declared by then President Elpidio Quirino on March 10, 1953. It was declared as a resettlement site under Proclamation No. 376. After its declaration as a resettlement area, President Quirino designated the Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) to implement the ‘Land for the Landless’ program.
The Municipality of Alamada is bounded on the north by the Province of Lanao del Sur, on the south by the Municipality of Libungan, on the East by the Municipality of Banisilan and on the west by the Municipality of Pigcawayan and Buldon of Maguindanao Province. The 78,750 hectares of land area was distributed to the 17 barangay. Generally , Alamada is highly elevated and its characterized by rolling, hilly and undulating terrain.
Its agricultural products are corn, coconuts, rice, banana, carrots, irish potato, mango and other crops, minerals are also found in the areas such as manganese.
Alamada is basically agricultural as its land is cultivated for corn, upland rice, bananas, palm oil, and rubber. Thus its people activities are devoted to agriculture. A corn producing municipality. Livestock and poultry production is also another agricultural activities.
THE MUNICIPALITY OF ALAMADA
Date of Creation: November 15, 1956
Land Area (Has): 78,750 (NAMRIA)
Income Classification: 1st Class
Population: 56,813 (2010 NSO Survey)
Population Density: 72.14 (Persons/sq.km.)
Registered Voters (2010): 27,166
No. of Barangays: 17
Hon. Virginia C. Concepcion
Hon. Samuel A. Lim
Hon. Edwin M. Fortunado Hon. Anthony J. Señerez
Hon. James G. Buenafe Hon. Gil G. Dulos
Hon. Gil G. Dulos Hon. Gil G. Dulos
Hon. Gandawali P. Tamay Hon. Noli S. Doromal
Hon. Genio N. Demetillo Hon. Ricky B. Natial
|BARANGAY||BARANGAY CAPTAIN||NSO POPULATION (2010)|
|1. Bao||Democrito D. Diola, Jr.||7,338|
|2. Barangiran||Calixto P. Villarta||3,991|
|3. Camansi||Henry D. Salcedo||1,523|
|4. Upper Dado||Ricky B. Natial||9,733|
|5. Guiling||AN S. Egal||5,284|
|6. Kitacubong||Carmenchu C. Salva||5,183|
|7. Macabasa||Alfredo C. Magbanua, Jr.||1,634|
|8. Malitubog||Rodelio M. Pamplona, Sr.||2,146|
|9. Mapurok||Norowadin K. Ampuan||2,128|
|10. Mirasol||Teofilo B. Ates||1,351|
|11. Pacao||Rene S. Falconitin||1,944|
|12. Paruayan||George G. Batomalaque||2,579|
|13. Pigcawaran||Gandawali P. Tamay||3,778|
|14. Polayagan||Marivic 0. Flores||2,226|
|15. Rangayen||Ruben F. Bandiola||2,793|
|16. Lower Dado||Ella D. Pobre||1,532|
|17. Raradangan||Wilfredo D. Codilla||1,650|