Somalia: Federal Government Backs Galmudug Parliament's Decision to Boot President Haaf out of Office

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    Somalia: Federal Government Backs Galmudug Parliament's Decision to Boot President Haaf out of Office

    MOGADISHU (Horn Observer) The Ministry of Interior of the Federal government of Somalia on late Tuesday night issued a press statement in which it recognized the decision of the Galmudug parliament to have voted a vote of no-confidence against the Ga

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The arch of Adado, the interim capital of Galmudug state of Somalia (file photo)
MOGADISHU (Horn Observer) The Ministry of Interior of the Federal government of Somalia on late Tuesday night issued a press statement in which it recognized the decision of the Galmudug parliament to have voted a vote of no-confidence against the Galmudug president Ahmed Duale Haaf.

The Federal Government of Somalia also condemned the undemocratic and unlawful house arrest against Galmudug Vice President and the Speaker of the Galmudug parliament and his deputy and calls for respect of  the Galmudug Parliament’s decision on 26 September 2017 in which it voted President Haaf out of office.

"The Federal government of Somalia condemns the unlawful and undemocratic act in which the Galmudug vice president, Speaker of the Parliament and his deputy and calls for their immediate release in order to carry out their constitutional duties.” Statement from the Ministry of Interior read,  "The federal government calls for respect of the Galmudug parliament decision on 26 September 2017 and the rule of law and ordered security forces to protect any act of violence.”


"the Ministry of Interior, the federal government is concerned by political and security unrest which has recently renewed at the town of Adado, the interim capital of Galmudug state of Somalia.” the statement added.

The statement follows after 52 out of 55 lawmakers voted in a favor of no-confidence vote against Presidenrt Ahmed Duale Haaf on Tuesday.

The Gulf Crisis had serious implications on the Somali government policies and its regional member states, after several states sided with the Saudi Alliance by cutting ties with Qatar.  As a result of this, political unrest quagmires some of these regional Somali states including Galmudug.

- Horn Observer -


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