Somalia: PM Roble And President Farmaajo Arbitration Hits a Snag

The Prime Minister of Somalia, Mohamed Hussein Roble, addresses participants during the 2020 Somalia Partnership Forum in Mogadishu, Somalia, on 7 December 2020.
24 September 2021

Efforts to end the dispute between President Mohamed Abdullahi Farmaajo and Prime Minister Mohamed Hussein Roble hs hits a snag, Galmudug's State Minister Omar Shido confirmed.

saying the 18hr talks arbitrated by Galmudug President ended with no formidable agreement between the the two

In a statement, Minister of State for the Presidency of Galmudug, Omar Shido said that the talks between President Mohamed Abdullahi Farmaajo and Somali Prime Minister Mohamed Hussein Roble had failed.

Omar blamed President Farmaajo for the failed talks to end the political rift between the two top leaders that had been going on for days chaired by Speaker of Parliament Mohamed Mursal and Galmudug State President Ahmed Abdi Kariye Qoor- Qoor.

He said the 18 hour talks arbitrated by Galmudug President ended with no formidable agreement between the the two.

"As you are aware, the President of Galmudug, Ahmed Abdi Kariye (Qoorqoor) has been working to resolve the dispute over the Ikraan Tahliil case, which has caused a great deal of controversy between President Farmajo and Prime Minister Roble. The efforts of the President of Galmudug, which went through many stages, sometimes lasting almost 18 hours, ended in failure, with PM Roble's side showing maturity while the other side faced a major challenge, " Omar Shidovsaid

Currently the bone of contention is who to appoint the interior security minister Abdullahi Mohamed Nur as well as the appointment of the NISA commander.

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