Galmudug First Minister, Sheikh Shakir Declares Fresh Offensive Against Al-Shabaab
Galmudug's First Minister, Sheikh Shakir Ali Hassan has declared a fresh offensive against the militant group Al-Shabaab that is based in the Galmudug regions. He made the remarks at an event in Dhusamarreeb welcoming the recently signed agreement between the Ahlu Sunna Wal-jama'a (ASWJ) group and Galmudug administration. "From today, we will be united to defend our country, people, and religion from the militant group Al-Shabaab," he declared. He called on the people of Galmudug to unite for the fight against Al-Shabaab, and deny the group the freedom to conveniently operate in the region and continue harassing the locals. The ASWJ is commended for its fight against the militants in the region and liberating it from Dhuusamareeb and its surroundings.