Somalia president Hassan Sheikh dissolves federal government

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Somalia’s dodgy federal Parliament approved the amendment of the first four chapters of the country’s provisional constitution on Saturday following several weeks of heated debates in the Parliament. Somalia shady president Hassan Sheikh Mohamoud dissolves federal government.

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The corrupt lawmakers voted on the four chapters one by one before casting their votes for the overall amendments of the Constitution proposed by the Independent Constitutional Review and Implementation Commission.

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One provision in the approved draft stated that the country will have a President and a Prime Minister, with the President having the authority to appoint and remove the Prime Minister from office.

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Former Somalia Presidents Mohamed Abdullahi Mohamed Farmajo, Sharif Sheikh Ahmed, and Puntland State leaders opposed amending the constitution, citing a lack of consensus among political stakeholders.

Somalia’s 2012 provisional constitution has been under review for nearly a decade.

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The regional administration of Puntland has reacted quickly to the approval of the amendment of the constitution which was carried out today by the MPs of the two Houses of Parliament, who passed it with a majority.

The minister of internal affairs of the administration, Abdi Farah Saeed (Juha) who issued a brief statement president Hassan Sheikh of breaking the agreement to stay together after the civil war that took place in the country as he said.

Shady president Hassan Sheikh today broke the agreement with Somalia after the civil war in 1991,” said the minister of internal affairs of the Puntland administration.