Puntland President says he will not accept the 4.5 power sharing deal as he was not consulted

Puntland state president Said Abdullahi Deni has called for a consensus over the 2020/2021 power-sharing to avert conflicts.

 

President Dani who spoke on Monday night said the 4.5 power-sharing deal was against the constitution and that Puntland would not accept the arrangement.

” The members of the commission who are entrusted with the task are those who have been empowered by power-sharing in 4.5 clans based system and we are warning the tribal system should not be constitutional,” said the president.

He called for a political agreement before intervening into the electoral process, to prevent conflicts.