President of the Somali state’s change of hope is welcomed?
By Maxamed Khadar
The interim Somali state President, Mustafa Mohamed Omar has sent a brief message about his future vision in Somali State. Speaking on hundred of former politicians, elders and diasporas in Addis Ababa hotel said that he will improve human right issues, freedom of speech, media and reconciliation since there has been a bitter political history in the region
He exemplified himself as a man of writer and critics of former regional administration so that freedom of speech is allowed as long as ethics of information will be respected and warned about hate-related propaganda between communal and tribes. Many people are expecting resettling Somali internal displaced in the conflict with Oromo and finding durable political solutions between the two nations,
There are hopes of change in Somali state particularly, political activism, rule of law and co-existence between people in Somali state and other nations in Ethiopia. On the questions of the budget of the region, he stated that it will be used on assigned purpose, rebuilding the state. Previously, the region is well known feeding senior federal leaders as well as military chiefs in the region.
In his recent brief message many people have reacted positively as a wind of change of freedom, however, there are current issues in Somali region lack of internet and communications as well military intervention in the region.
The Interim President’s brother who was an engineer was killed by former regional security, by his nominations of the federal government led by Oromo centrist politicians; many predicted and expressed concerns as he wants to revenge those who have been involved his brother’s killing. He declared that forgiveness is important at this moment.
Mr.Omar, a former UN employee in the horn of Africa is facing a tough time of political instability in the Somali state and many complex issues at federal level including his position of expected peace talks with ONL, Ogaden National Liberation Front. People are expecting many changes as economic, justice, human right issues and respecting law.