National Consultative Assembly convenes in Mogadishu tonight1 min read
A meeting of the National Consultative Council between Prime Minister Mohamed Hussein Roble, heads of federal states and the governor of Benadir region is currently underway in Mogadishu.
The Prime Minister’s Office issued a brief statement on the agenda of tonight’s meeting announcing that “the completion, transparency and security of the country’s elections will be discussed.”
“Leaders of the National Consultative Council chaired by Prime Minister Mohamed Hussein Roble are meeting in Mogadishu tonight as part of their discussions on the completion, transparency and security of the country’s elections,” Prime Minister Roble’s office said in a statement.
The conference, which has been taking place in Mogadishu for almost a week, has yet to resolve the dispute over the by-elections, the completion and transparency of the by-elections.
Also on the table is Prime Minister Roble’s proposal to be handed over security of the country, which is now being claimed by outgoing President Mohamed Abdullahi Farmajo, whose mandate has expired and with reports that he cannot be trusted with the security of the country in this critical period of electios.
Some regional leaders have reportedly spoken out against Mohamed Abdullahi Farmajo’s transfer of security, while Jubbaland, Puntland and Prime Minister Mohamed Hussein Roble are united in their opposition to Farmajo’s hold of responsibility for national security.