This Eid comes two days after Somalis marked the second anniversary of the expulsion of the Al-Shabaab terror group from Mogadishu.
The special representative of the chairperson of the African Union Commission (SRCC) for Somalia, Ambassador Mahamat Saleh Annadif also sent his best wishes to the people of Somalia.
“It gives me great pleasure to congratulate all Somalis on this important day. Today is the culmination of a month of sacrifice, meditation and soul-searching and comes at a momentous period for Somalia,” said Annadif.
Through a press release distributed to newsrooms, the SRCC also recognized the immense contribution that the serving Muslim troops in the different AMISOM contingents have made.
SRCC has also commended the Muslim troops for their efforts in helping to restore peace and stability.
Ambassador Annadif called on Somalis to maintain the momentum witnessed in the last few years and remain steadfast in their quest for peace.
“To the people of Somalia and Muslims around the world, i wish you all a very happy and peaceful celebration, Eid Mubarak,” said Annadif.
By James Kariuki
CitizenNews – Kenya