By Goth Mohamed Goth

The President of the Republic of Somaliland, HE Muse Bihi Abdi  today in the Presidential palace received the former President of the Nigerian H.E Olusegun Obasanjo , chairperson of the Brenthurst Foundation and his delegation.

President Muse Bihi Abdi thanked the delegation for the visiting the country, he further a briefed them on history and current situation in the Republic of Somaliland and the President told the visiting President Olusegun Obasanjo that the people of Somaliland still remember the African Union fact finding commission that visited the country in 2005 whose purpose was to gather a report on the case of Somaliland continued campaign for international recognition (President Olusegun Obasanjo was the Chairman of the AU).

He added that the people of the Republic of Somaliland have for the past 28 years being waiting for leaders, politicians and African statesmen to adopt the right approach regarding our case for self-determination which will pave way for the country to gain the recognition from the rest of Africa and the international community.

The former President Olusegun Obasanjo and his delegation during the course of their two days stay will visit and will hold talks with number of officials and government institutions.

Among those present during the meeting were the VP H.E Abdirahman Abdillahi Ismail Sayli’i, Mr. Faisal Ali Warabe, chairperson of the Justice & Welfare Party (UCID), ministers of interior, public works, assistant foreign minister, SL representative to the AU, the mayor of Hargeisa.