Somalia: parliament votes for the cabinet, jubbaland minister quits
DJibouti 22 Fabaury 2009
The extended Somalia talaban parliament members Islamists in Djibouti later Saturday endorsed in majority vote for the new cabinet named by UN technocrat as premier Sharmarke - as one of the ministers today declared his resignation, sources told bbc somali radio. 357 members voted yes for the cabinet while 16 voted no as 2 abstained. Hours before the vote the cabinet ministers were sworn through the book of the holly Quran.The deputy prime minister and minister of energy and petrol Abduwahid Elmi Goonjeeh from jubbaland state who is hailing from Marehaan clan of Darod tribe resigned. after jubbaland pressured him not to accept what they called un-important post.and they call not inclusive Government ,jubbaland .Prime Minter of Somalia from PUNTLAND pointed 7 Minter from puntland at same time he give jubbaland one only,and 12 from Central Region\Mogadishu Sheik Ahmed Somalia hawiye heartland/.. and 6 from somaliland Ministry of Foreign Affairs.. from Spokesman from jubbaland Leaders Say They Will Consider unilaterally declared independence from somalia , jubbaland consists Gedo, Lower Juba, Middle Juba region.The minister’s resignation followed mass demonstrations in Gedo region, southren Somalia (jubbaland state)against the formation of the new cabinet as unfair. Mr. Elmi was the first minister resigned from the new cabinet day after it was formed the prime minister, he briefly spoke with reporters his resignation.As sectarian tensions escalate politically, a new fissure is appearing within the already fragmented somali government."It will increase political tension at a time when new somali goverment is fighting with shabaab , the Somali Government is not participating peaceful efforts of reconciliation,said pm bare adan shire jubbaland political leader , he Boycott Meeting, he said , they already Star Resistance Front . An uprising against the armed religious al-Shabab group, "What happened incapital of Djibouti “is not very important”, “we don’t recognize the legitimacy and right of the central government,Somali Taliban Government cabinet name ” ... he added, he referred to them "yesterday's allies" as they are no longer necessary given the completion of sectarian cleansing of somalia ., "we worked hard to establish peace in somalia ,He said:Sharif Sheik Ahmed exposed himself to threats by al-Qaeda by joining the political operation in somalia . It is unfair that he is rewarded with militia leader as interior minister ,Defense, Justice other key positions ..http://www.alertnet.org/thenews/newsdesk/LK307599.htma." hiiraale has been targeted many times by shabaab resistance fighters, but they failed to assassinate him.General Maslax Mohamed Siad Barre from jubbaland state of somalia ,the son of the late Somali Honourable president Mohamed Siad Barre came second in in the election ..Somalia parliament secular members elected him as president ..We are committed to a government of inclusion. ... this is not acceptable and It is unfortunate. pm bare adan shire said Speaking at Rally Against UN technocrat as premier Dolow gedo (jubbland )a district which borders Ethiopia .
Somali talaban parliament endorses new cabinet