By Goth Mohamed Goth
H.E. President Ahmed Mohamed Mahmoud Silanyo and Vice President Abdurrahman Abdullah Ismail Saylici flanked by several top cabinet Ministers in his government meet with the house of Elders conciliatory committee tasked with solving the ongoing infighting in the ruling party.
Reliable sources close to the Presidential palace have confirmed that the meeting took place yesterday between the Guurti conciliatory committee headed by the chairman of House of Elders Hon Suleiman Mahmoud Aden and President Silanyo, VP Saylici and several cabinet Ministers.
President Silanyo said to have briefed of long and shorts of the matter blamed the party chairman Hon Muse Bihi Abdi and his deputy Hon Mohamed Kahin Ahmed authoritarian way of running party affairs as being the reason which led to the five times postponement of the 3rd general meeting.
The President side informed the Guurti conciliatory committee of how President Silanyo went to great lengths for the sake of keeping the party united and the ‘negotiated deals’ which prompted the ruling party to wrap up its 3rd national party convention, without any change to its leadership with the aim of eliminating any competition to the party chairman Hon Muse Bihi Abdi and the members of the party’s supreme committee.
Guurti conciliatory committee were told that at first the chairman of the ruling party was aware of the selection process used to select the party’s central committee delegates by the party’s 3rd convention organizing committee and how he suddenly dismissed the otherwise justifiable criteria used to select the party delegates.
Among those attending the meeting were the Minister of Presidency Hon Hersi Ali Haji Hassan, Minster of Public Works Hon Abdirizaq Khalif , Minister of Finance Hon Abdiaziz Samaale and Presidential Spokesperson Mr. Ahmed Saleban Dhuhul.
The Guurti conciliatory committee had a similar meeting two days ago (Monday) with the party chairman camp.
The Guurti conciliatory committee is expected to come up with solution to the problem this week.