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President Hassan Sheikh Expected In Jowhar

Storyline:National News

President of the Federal Government of Somalia Hassan Sheikh Mohamud is today expected to be in Jowhar town of Middle Shabelle region.

Sources indicate his visit will seek to boost government and IGAD efforts to conclude the Hiiraan/Middle Shabelle State making process.

The Jowhar conference which was reconvened on Sunday is expected to go into the final rounds of the process although there were aggrieved clans unhappy with the process.

Local elders will soon make public how they shared the 71 parliamentary positions on offer.

Secretary in the Ministry of Internal affairs Yahya Ali Ibrahim told local reporters the head of the upcoming state will be elected on October 3.

There is however notable absence of the current regional administration of two regions with Hiiraan Governor Yusuf Dabageed publicly breaking ranks with the conference recently.