3 March 2009

Somalia: WFP Signs Agreement With Islamic Administration in Middle Jubba Region in South

Somalia — Mohamud Hassan Guuleed, the spokesman of WFP for Somalia has said on Tuesday that WFP signed a deal with the Islamic administration in Middle Jubba region in southern Somalia.

Mr. Guuled who is in Nairobi told Shabelle radio that the agreement was about how the World Food Program agency would work again in Middle Jubba region afer the Islamic administration in the region accused the aid agencies for supplying an expired food for the people in the region that caused to their work in the region.

He said that both sides talked more about the accusations against the aid agencies saying that they did not pay any expired food in ther region.

Asked about the accusations suggested for the aid agencies, Mr. Mohamud Hassan Guled said that they had indirect talks with the Islamic administration of Afmadow town in Lower Jubba region and want to investigate that case.

the agreement signed by the Islamic administration in Middle Jubba region and WFP comes as the aid agencies were accused recently for supplying expired ration and bringing aid food for the people when they get crops from their farms.

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