IGAD calls for committed reconciliation in Galmudug

The IGAD Special Envoy for Somalia, Mohamed Ali Guyo has commended all stakeholders in Galmudug for their commitment to the pursuit of reconciliation and democratic governance.

In a statement, the Special Envoy underscored the importance of “peaceful, orderly and inclusive reconciliation process to enable the people to amicably harmonise their views and perspectives prior to the Galmudug State election.”

Mr. Guyo encouraged all the stakeholders to sustain their steadfastness and continued commitment in the spirit of dialogue, consensus and compromise by upholding the interests of the people and the State of Galmudug; and stability of Somalia above all other considerations.
He noted the importance of a democratic, peaceful, free, fair, transparent and inclusive election.

He stressed that “peaceful and democratic election will create the impetus for state-building, security, and development which will ultimately contribute to the attainment of the milestones in the Inclusive Politics and Somalia Transition Plan”.

The Special Envoy extended his gratitude to the international partners for their unwavering support.

Mr. Guyo further reiterates the commitment of IGAD to sustain the long-standing partnership with the people of Galmudug by accompanying them in their pursuit of peace, reconciliation and inclusive governance that will transform the state of Galmudug.