Somali Interior Minister in Dhusa-Mareeb For Talks

dusamareebA delegation led by Somali minister for interior and federalism Abdirahman Hussein Odawaa has reached Dhusa-mareeb town on Monday.

Reliable sources indicate that the minister and his delegation are expected to take meeting with Ahlu-Sunna waljamaa which earlier vowed to denounce the federal government and any outcome of the conference.

AhluSunna fighters have taken control of Dhusa-mareeb town after they engaged hot gun battle with the government soldiers ealier this month and  the minister called Ahlu Sunna as anti peace group that should be stopped with all means available.

“This move is well calculated to derail the state formation process in Central region, and we would soon act decisively on this” said the minister in a statement run by the State Radio.

Two day after the statement issued from the office of the interior , Somali moderate Islamist group, Ahlu-Sunna Waljamaa, declared that its delegates would vacate the conference within 24 hours.

Speaking to Goobjoog News, its leader Sheikh Ibrahim Gurre, who was among the signatories to Somali central State formation conference put blame on Somali minister for internal affairs, Abdirahman Odawaa.

“The internal minister is a naive young boy who is new in the political arena so i have no answer for him” he said.

He added that they do not recognize the government “this government is not representing us”

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