By M.A. Egge

President H.E. Musa Bihi Abdi held a consultative meeting with sheikh residents in which he took stock of the general situation of the town as concerns development projects undertaken in the district.

The president with his entourage that has lately been touring the eastern parts of the country was on the way back from Sool region. He had reached as far as Tukaraq near the frontier.

The meeting with the various parts of Sheikh community dwelt on the development issues in the area whereby the elders and various cadres of the community lauded the President’s leadership in propelling tangible progress and thanked him and his government for implementing many projects.

They however requested the president to establish a state lodge in the district and address ways and means of combating water shortages in the area.