A letter from Sheikh Mustafa Sheikh Ali Mohamed-The Elected Paramount Chief Eelay Community Featured

On May 4th, 2023, the President of Southwest State, Mr. Abdiaziz Mohamed Nur, also known as Laftagareen, along with his clan-affiliated army, seized the territory of Boonkay, a Common Land Property of the Eelay community located on the outskirts of Baidoa city, Bay region, Somalia.

The state president issued an order of forced evacuation without warning the residents stating that the state government requires the land for the general public interest without further explanation nor compensation for the rightful owner of the land.
President Mohamed's wrongdoing forced the displacement of the peace-loving farmers known for their constant loyalty to the Somali Government throughout the history of Somalia and whose livelihood depends on their hard labour and toil of land produce their livelihood is now in jeopardy.

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