Tuesday September 11, 2018
MOGADISHU (HOL) - A wave of resistance to the resolutions of regional leaders arrived at during the recent Kismayo conference is quietly sweeping across the regions.
Already Hirshabelle and Galmudug leaders, the two youngest states, have challenged the position of the region leaders suspending ties with the Federal Government.
He warned the move was aimed at weakening the nation. Similarly, the Speaker of Hirshabelle Parliament Osman Barre Mohamed said there is no disagreement between the Federal Government and Hirshabelle regional state and observed the two were ready to continue working together.
Addressing the opening of the fourth session of the Federal House of the People on Monday, Galmudug Parliament Speaker Ali Gacal Casir, said Galmudug did not agree with the position taken by regional leaders in Kismayo.
Earlier, Galmudug Deputy Presidential Mohamed Abdi Hashi Arabey dismissed the outcome of the Kismayo conference, saying one person could not speak on behalf of the entire Galmudug state.
Similarly, Puntland deputy president Abdihakin Haji Amey opposed the decision stating it was arrived at in haste.