Thursday, 15 June 2017 22:35
How Africa reacted on Somali President’s decision to reject 80 Million US Dollars from Saudi Arabia
Mogadishu, When Somali President Mohammed Abdullah Faramajo rejected an offer of 80 million US dollars to sever diplomatic relations with the State of Qatar, reactions to the president’s courageous decision of rejecting Saudi Arabia’s conditional aid were not limited to Somalia.
Across Africa, people reacted on what Somalia’s decision means for Africa and here are some of what they wrote on Facebook.Negus Meressa I am falling for this determined and courageous new generation Somali president.Akioya Charles The Republic of Chad should draw lessons from Somalia despite burdened with famine and terrorism, yet snubbed such a massive amount of cash from Trump inspired Saudi.You don’t take side with a nation as callous and sinister as Saudi in cutting off diplomatic ties with a very decent nation like Qatar. Girma Haile Thanks Formajo. Africans need this kind of leaders.Kemoh Koroma Mr.President, I salute you for this very decisive decision and your stand, you are a true patriot may Allah protect you.Mwl Nangabo Nangabo Please Somalia, give us your president to rule Kenya for the next five years. Thank you.Balaji Kasirajan Good move Mr.President. The Somali Parliament should be credited for electing such an honest, dignified and conscious person to lead the country.Kur Mabuoch-jokkuei Bravo President for protecting the integrity of Somalis people . Yesterday Somalia was given 50 million US Dollars to cut ties with Islamic republic of Iran , and today different President different policies.GK Rukundo He is a true African man who never takes his nose in other people’s pockets for cheap things that usually back fire in future. There is a many examples of African leaders that have lost it all in duchy similar “kakwisi” acts. Thumbs up for #FarmajoVakindu Philliam Africa needs more of these principled leaders.James Byejwe Very good Mr president, bigup. I wish every somali citizen should support this movement. and stop terrorism. and Alshabaab actions. BNN