Mangudadatu, Zajid “Dong” Gaguil (PDP-Laban)

Mangudadatu, Zajid “Dong” Gaguil (PDP-Laban)


Age: 43

Place of Residence: Pandag, Maguindanao

Political Party: Partido Demokratiko Pilipino Laban ng Bayan (PDP-LABAN)

Terms in office: 0

Incumbent: No



Esmael Mangudadatu (brother) - incumbent governor of Maguindanao.

Khadafee Toy Mangudadatu (brother) - assemblyman of the 2nd District of Maguindanao.

Freddie Mangudadatu (brother) - incumbent mayor, Mangudadatu.

Lorena D. Mangudadatu (sister-in-law) - incumbent Mayor, Buluan.

Kingjhazzer Mangudadatu (nephew) - Board Member, 2nd District of Maguindanao

Zihan M. Mangudadatu (sister-in-law) - incumbent Mayor, Pandag

Dahlia U. Mangudadatu (sister in-law) - incumbent Vice-mayor, Pandag



Primary/Elementary: Mangelen Elementary School

Secondary: Holy Cross of Davao College

Tertiary: BS Medical Technology at Immaculada Conception (now University of Immaculate Conception) *unfinished; BS Biology at Davao Doctors College

Others: Took up Special Course on Effective Legislation and Governance at the University of the Philippines’ National College of Public Administration and Governance.



- Member of the Fraternal Order of Eagles

- Member of a group of local fisherfolk organization in Mindanao

- Member of Gawad Kalinga Volunteers' group.




2nd District Representative of Maguindanao (2013-2019)

Local Government

Sangguniang Kabataan Federation President in the Municipality of Buluan (1996-2002)

Mayor of the Municipality of Pandag (2007-2013)



Personally authored bills passed into law

17 principally authored bills have the status being either pending at the committee level, approved on third reading and/or transmitted to Senate

0 enacted into law.

Total bills passed into law

Principally authored 17 bills and co-sponsored 33 bills.

2 of the co-sponsored bills were enacted into law.

Important bills:

  1. House Bill 6893 which seeks to regulate treatment technologies for the disposal of municipal and hazardous wastes
  2. House Bill 5707 aiming to rightsize the national government. This bill will minimize, if not eliminate, the redundancies, overlaps and duplication of government agencies’ operations and simplify its rules and regulations, systems and processes.
  3. House Bill 2225 which imposes an additional pay for BPO employees for their work done during night time to appropriately compensate for the risks of serious health problems that they might obtain.
  4. House Bill 2226 which seeks to ensure retail fuel consumers receive what they paid for through regulation of the calibration of oil fuel pumps.



Death penalty - for (voted yes to HB 4727)

BBL - for

Anti-Dynasty law - against



Change the negative perception of Maguindanao.

Peace and order in Maguindanao.

Increase the standards and access to education.

Development of rural areas by providing improved access and transportation especially to the less developed municipalities and barangays.

Improving energy and electricity use and allocation.

Providing health services and facilities.

Poverty alleviation.

Improve investments and attract more stakeholders in Maguindanao.



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Comelec: Official List of 2019 Senatorial Candidates. Photo from:

Evangelista, Alex. “Where do 2019 senatorial bets stand on key national issues?”

House Members: Hon. Mangudadatu, Zajid G. House Measures Authored.

“Kahit kapatid ng gobernador! Rep. Mangudadatu says he’s not part of political dynasty”. Politiko Mindanao.

SMIPHL. “Outstanding Congressman Award.”

The Official Gazette. Local Government Unit: Maguindanao Officials.

Zajid Dong Mangudadatu: Profile.

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