reaching us from various sources say a regional administration
government is expected to be announced in Baydhabo in the
next few days.
administration will be formed by an alliance of four faction
leaders from Bay and Bakool regions, Gedo Region [western
Somalia], Jubbada Dhexe and Jubbada Hoose.
government is fully backing the new administration which is
to be announced in Baydhabo soon, reports added.
we did not manage to confirm the name of the expected regional
administration to be announced in Baydhabo, sources say Col
Hasan Muhammad Nur (Shatigadud) [chairman of the Rahanwein
Resistance Army] will be the president of the new administration,
while Gen Adan Abdullahi Nur (Gabyow) [chairman of Somali
Patriotic Movement] and an unnamed person from Gedo Region
will be the vice-presidents.
Sa'id Hirsi (Morgan), the military commander of Somali Patriotic
Movement, will be the defence minister for the new alliance.
The announcement of the autonomous administration is expected
to be made when the various leaders arrive in Baydhabo town
in the next few days.
recently reached the formation of the new administration and
power sharing formats at the Ethiopian town of Gode [southeastern
Ethiopia]. Recently, the interim Somali government protested
against the Ethiopian government's interference and its plans
to establish what it referred to as 'South Western Somalia