Hirshabelle's Waare Damps Regional State Leaders To Sign Lone Deal With Federal Govt
Hirshabelle state President Mohamed Abdi Waare on Wednesday announced that he had strike a deal with thw central government to resolve an ongoing stalemate between the regional states and Mogadishu. Waare was speaking to journalists at a Press Conference in Mogadishu. The Hirshabelle leader said its business as usual between the state and Mogadishu. Waare called on the central government to dialogue with other regional state leaders to resolve current political deadlock. A meeting called by Somalia President Mohamed Abdullahi Farmaajo failed to kick off on Monday after federal states leaders boycott. The meeting was slated for Monday and Tuesday to seek ways to resolve widening rift between the Federal government and regional states. The regional leaders had demanded for a third party to be involved in the meeting as one of their conditions to meet Farmaajo. Regional leaders severed working relations with the Farmaajo government in a Council Of Inter State Cooperation meeting held in Kismayu accusing Mogadishu of interefering in the state regions affairs.