A meeting in support of the creation of a new South Western State compromising of the Bay , Bakool and Lower Shabelle regions was held in Mogadishu. It involved lawmakers, politicians and other civil society groups.
A previous prime minister of the Transitional Government, Ali Mohamed Gedi , was one of the leaders who participated in the meeting; he supported the construction of the three-regional government , and said that the government will make it easier for the state and will retain overall authority of the country.
MP Sheikh Aadan Madeer who was one of the lawmakers in attendance there, pointed out that the three regions of Bay, Bakool and Lower Shabelle, are “twins” and also communities from those areas are in support of formation of the new State. Politician Abdirahman Baadiyow who previously ran for candidacy for the title of President of Somalia, alleged he is in support to formulate an administration of the three regions, adding that he will be present for candidacy for election of the President of South Western State.
Nevertheless, these past few days in Mogadishu and other cities from different regions are holding summits to demonstrate their support and approval for the formation of the new state consisting of; Bay, Bakool & Lower Shabelle regions.
Autor: Maalik Eng