By: Latifa Yusuf Masai
HARGEISA (Somalilandsun) – The Republic of Somaliland is richer by two new districts following a presidential decree # JSL/M/XERM/249-2501/052014.
In the decree made public by presidential Spokesperson Ahmed Suleiman Duhul the president of Somaliland Ahmed Mahmud Silanyo named Gudmo Biyo-As in Sanaag region and Eegaag in Ainabo region as districts.
In lieu of powers conferred upon my office by Article 90, section 109 of the Somaliland constitution and article 10 of the Regions and districts laws of Somaliland I hereby name Gudmo Biyo-As in Sanaag region and Eegaag in Ainabo region as districts read the presidential decree.
The head of state who also attributed his decision to the wishes of the area’s residents and advise of relevant stakeholders most specifically the minister of interior said the new changes take immediate effect as from today.