Garowe (SD0 – The president of Puntland State of Somalia, Said Abdullahi Deni, has warned about people of Puntland made political stooges.
The president of Puntland said that he had recently heard reports that indicate some regions and territories of Puntland representatives of parliament would be selected in Mogadishu.
“I say Puntland is Puntland, its people and its people are known, they cannot be made political stooges.” President Deni said in Garowe.
President Deni said Puntland sympathizes with people who cannot be elected by their constituencies, to elect their representatives in Mogadishu.
The president didn’t clarify which regions should select their lawmakers in Mogadishu due to their regional circumstances.
Puntland government used select parts of Sool, Sanag and Ayn regions lawmakers in Somalia partners.
President Deni’s remarks come as politicians from Sool and Ayn regions recently convened in Mogadishu and said that the lawmakers from those regions would be selected from Mogadishu.