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Madoobe Meets Opposition Mps Amid Criticism Over Arrest Of Lawmaker
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Madoobe Meets Opposition Mps Amid Criticism Over Arrest Of Lawmaker

Jubbaland State President Ahmed Mohamed Islam Madhoobe on Wednesday convened an emergency meeting with opposition members of parliament on Wednesday in the wake of the arrest of a federal legislator. Sources told Radio Dalsan that Madhobe is to meet separately close to ten opposition MPs who are close friends to MP Ahmed Abdi Hassan who is under arrest Political temperatures have been record high in the southern Southern Somalia state since opposition Mps started plotting a vote of no confidence against Madhoobe cabinet. Last week MP Ahmed Abdi Hassan Tajir collected signatures of atleast 40 Mps to enable him table a vote of no comfortable motion in the regional Parliament. In a move said to have been ordered by Madhoobe the MP was stripped off his immunity and later arrested for allegedly giving false information about the cabinet. Five MPs fled Kismayo after Madhoobe launched a crackdown on opposition members of criticizing his administration of incompetence and nepotism