The newly appointed governor for sool region Abukar Abdi Gelle interviewed by Goobjoog New said “he will first address to bring big changes in the region and also to make sure that puntland administration will work all over the sool region.”
He also pointed out that he will now start work in the small regions which Somaliland are not present currently, he expressed a full hope that in a period of short time his administration would take over Sool region.
Gelle, who spoke about the conflict between Puntland and Somaliland, said that “ he will play a significant role to take overn the sool region and eliminate Somaliland from the region. “
Abuubakar Abdi Guelleh, one of the young people in Laascaanood was officially appointed last week by the Puntland President Abdiweli Ali Gaas as the Sool regional governor.
Somaliland claims Sool and Sanag because the regions fall geographically within the borders of pre-independence British Somaliland. Somaliland declared independence from Somalia in 1991, but is not internationally recognized.