Somalia State leaders have called for unity in a renewed effort too crash and defeat the extremist group, Harakat Al-Shabaab terrorists.
Led by Somalia President Abdullahi Mohamed Farmajo noted it’s time to put the political
The leaders meeting in Mogadishu noted that the war against Al-Shabaab can only be won if Somalis put their minds and resources towards eliminating extremist group.
Puntland leader Abdiweli Gaas stressed that time for conveying condolences and waiting for another attack was over and time for action is now.
“Many Somalis been killed by the enemy and sending is a condolence is a normal thing but the best thing is to reply with an action of what happened,” said Gaas.
Gaas stated Al-Shabaab managed to propagate its seductive ideology across the land yet ‘they are scattered in groups of five people in bush. “We must foster an opposite ideology. Where are our Sheikhs and Islamic groups like Islah, Allu-Sheikh and the rest? Why are they not propagating the right religion? Where are our traditional leaders,” charged Gaas.
Other notable leaders present included Galmudug leader Ahmed Haaf, South West leader Sharif Sheikh Adan and Jubbaland’s Ahmed Madobe.
Madobe noted that the fight is against men who claim that they are fighting for religious cause but on the contrary they took the wrong ideology of killing innocent Somalis.