Hiiraan State to be formed in Beledweyne
Beledweyne, Hiiraan region, Somalia ( DIPLOMAT.SO) – A section of politicians from Hiiraan region have revealed that plans to establish a state for the region of Hiiraan is at advanced stage.
This administration will be independent from the HirShabelle state whose formation process is currently in its final stage in Jowhar. MP, Abdullahi Godah Barre who is one of the politicians leading the process to form a state for the region says the leadership of the new state will be named soon.
“ It was a historic days for the establishment of Hiiraan State, the constitution has been approved , the MPs will be assembled soon and the parliament will be made up of 37 members and it will elect the Speaker, Deputy Speaker and a President,” said Abdullahi Godax Bare.
According to Godax, the capital of the new state will be Buloburde. He added they are opposed to the state formation process in Jowhar as the process is one that is been driven by people with selfish interest and the main aim is to use it for the elections.
Hiiraan State of Somalia has been set up in Nairobi by politicians and expatriates in July 2010, but was aborted by armed militias and warlords in Hiiraan region.