The Special Representative of the Chairperson of the African Union Commission (SRCC) for Somalia, Ambassador Mahamat Saleh Annadif has welcomed the move by the Federal Government of Somalia to deploy Care-taker Administrators in newly recovered areas. The Care-taker administrators deployed by the Ministry of Interior and Federalism will take-over governance from the Somali National Army and AMISOM as part of the stabilization efforts.
The AU Special Representative said with support from AMISOM, Care-taker administrators are deploying in Bulo Burte and Jalalaqsi districts signaling a further sign of progress and recovery from Al-Shabaab control and absence of state control.
“AMISOM has continued to fulfill its mandate of supporting the Federal Government to create conducive environment by eradicating the extremist activities of Al-Shabaab and expand government control to all areas of the country so that good governance, human rights and rule of law take roots.” said Ambassador Annadif.
He called upon all peace loving people to do their civic duty to give maximum support to the new administrators and to cooperate with Somali security institutions and AMISOM in the restoration of peace, stability and the rule of law, so that the country quickly embarks on development and social progress.
On his part, the Director General of the Ministry of Interior and Federalism Ali Abtidoon Xalane said the deployment indicate that the people of Somalia are taking the destiny in their hands.
“This day, with support from AMISOM, Care-taker administrators are deploying in Bulo Burte and Jalalaqsi districts as a sign of progress in recovery from Al- Shabaab control and absence of state control.” Said Mr Abtidoon adding that the objective was to train the administrators along with the commander of prisons, the security and the police that would lead the administration.