MOGADISHU (SD) – Somali government has appointed six-member committee tasked work on ways to ensure that the Union of Presidential Candidates holds a peaceful rally in accordance with Article 20 of the Provisional Constitution.
Prime Minister, Mohamed Hussein Roble who appointed the Commission urged the six-member peaceful protests organising committee to prioritise the security and health risks facing the country and ensure implementation of the guidelines provided by the security and medical agencies.
The committee’s membership include Minister of Internal Security, Mr Hassan Xundubay Jim’ale, Mayor of Mogadishu Mr Omar Mohamud Mohamed (Filish and FGS Deputy Minister of Information Mr Abdirahman Yusuf Omar (Al-Adaala.
Other are Presidential candidate Abdirahman Abdishakur Warsame, Presidential candidate Dahir Mohamud Guelleh and Presidential Candidate Mustaf Sheikh Ali Duhulow.
Prime Minister Mohamed Hussein Roble urged the commissions to carry out their national duties efficiently.
The second commission appointed by PM Roble tasked to probe the February 19th incidents include Brig. General Bashir Mohamed Jama Goobbe, Col. Mohamed Abdulkadir Haji, Brig. General Abdirahman Mohamud Tuuryare, Brig. General Mohamed Ali Barise, Maj. Yassin Abdullahi Mohamud; and Hussein Maalim Mohamud.
“Following a meeting I held today with the Union of Candidates, the President of HirShabelle and the Governor of Banadir Region, I have appointed two committees to work on the issues we have agreed on; Peaceful Demonstrations Organising Committee and the 19 February incidents’ Investigation Committee,” said PM Roble in a statement.
The appointment of the Commissions follows a meeting between PM and members of the Union of Presidential Candidates to finalise the agreements reached on 25 February between the Federal Government and the union.
During the meeting, PM Roble emphasised the importance of collaboration at this critical juncture in the country’s governance and the need to jointly address the political and health situations facing the country.
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