production of the Draft constitution which itself was turned in to
political tug of war, makes no sense what so ever as the preconditions
for this tool to get legitimacy is yet to be realized – it is like
putting the cart before the horse. The 1960 constitution suffices the
nation until a government that controls the country is born.
The resignation of the premier Sharma’rke may give a glimmer of hope in
the potential nomination of two qualified professional candidates; Mr.
Hussein Abdi Halane who has extensive experience in international
organisations or Dr. Bashir Nur Loyan who is an upcoming academic
trained in America. Their nomination won’t safe the TFG from the
downhill trajectory as the basic leadership and team work is missing.
The third time official declaration of Ahlu – Sunna that they are not
party to the TFG reinforces the isolation of Sharif Ahmed’s one man
show foreign owned entity.
- The Islamists that rule south and central Somalia with the exception of the few blocks guarded by AMISOM showed to have home grown, robust and functional structure that has the potentiality to unite Somalia under one banner while the enclaves and the Islamist foes, the west promotes, are mainly happy to serve Ethiopia and as such have no strategy to counterbalance the Islamists in the near future.
WardheerNews contributor and political analyst