Somaliland: Government to fund 100km of Erigavo road


Minister Hirsi (R) and other officials at Eid prayers in Erigavo

By: Guleid Abdi Maher

ERIGAVO (Somalilandsun) – The minister in the office of the president Hirsi Ali Haji Hassan on the occasion of the Eid Ul Adha prayed with the people of Erigavo at the liberty garden of the town.

Mr hirsi speaking to the Congregation wished all Muslims a happy Eid and gave the people of Erigavo a good will message from the president H.E Ahmed Mohamed Mohamud .

“We are here because of the construction of the Buroa Erigavo Road and I suspect many of you think it is impossible , I say remove that from you’re my mind set”, the minister said adding that all developed countries of the world took giant steps by themselves with no one came from outside to help them on the development of their countries.

” if we join hand together and unite on a common goal we can accomplish much ” added the minister as he urged residents of Sanaag region to participate in the fund raising for the road as he informed that the government has allocated funds towards construction of 100 kms of the total 375 kms Erigavo-burao road.

The minister also said that the government have deducted a few shilling from all government employees from security personnel to teachers thus urging nomads from Erigavo to contribute livestock for the project

Mr Hirsi is expected to meet with business men and the provincial administration of Sanaag region at a venue near liberty garden in the town.