Somalia’s youngest regional state, Hirshabelle has warned the federal government against extending the boundaries of Somalia’s capital city, Mogadishu.
Hirshabelle information minister, Mahad Hassan Osman who spoke to Goobjoog News accused the federal government of carrying plans to encroach territories of Hirshabelle State.
“We heard that the federal government is planning to move the control of some areas which currently come under our administration to come under Mogadishu local government,” Osman said.
Osman called on the leaders of the federal government to abide by the Constitution.
“We urge the leaders to respect articles of constitution on the boundaries,” Osman noted.
There has been reports claiming that the federal government plans to move the administration of Isaley Airstrip to the city administration.
On the other hand Hirshabelle administration has recently been refurbishing the airstrip.