GOOBJOOG NEWS|JOWHAR: Hir-Shabelle cabinet Sunday approved the elevation of six locations into the district level as part of efforts to expand local government administration.
The cabinet sitting today in the capital Jowhar voted to approve Ali-Gadud Mosque, Raaga-Eelle, Burweyn, Buq-aqable and Hawadley and Moqokori as districts. This followed a proposal by the Ministry of Interior.
The proposals will now be presented before the state parliament for debate and vote. The approval today involves the highest number of areas being elevated to district status since Hir-Shabelle state was formed in 2016.