Ahmed Madobe And Deni Meet Northern Region Political Representatives Over Their Grievances
Jubaland and Puntland heads of state, Ahmed Madobe and Said Deni yesterday evening held talks with political representatives from the Northern regions led by Deputy Prime Minister Khadar Guled. The meeting sought to address grievances by the Northern regions and how the two sides would agree on the formation of the electoral committee. Guled thanked the two leaders for their efforts to seek resolution to the grievances over the Somaliland representation. According to the 16 February Baidoa technical committee recommendations, the seats for the Northern regions were to be shared amongst the Deputy Prime Minister and the Speaker of the Upper House. The speaker of the upper house however wanted the sole responsibility of creating a standoff with the Deputy PM and the FGS by extension.