A powerful grouping of Somali opposition factions, led by former presidents Sharif Sheikh Ahmed and Hassan Sheikh Mohamud, has accused the federal government of fuelling internal conflicts in the country for political gain.
The government is accused of being behind the clan clashes that happened in Mogadishu, the Shabelle regions, Hiran, Jubbaland and other parts of the country.
In a statement, Forum for National Parties has also called on the federal government to end its political and military campaigns against the country’s regional states.
It also condemned the recent massacre of 8 health workers in Gololey village outside Bal’ad town in Hirshabelle State, saying the killers who were dressed in military uniform should be brought to justice.
The federal government has been facing continued accusations of fuelling conflicts in the country. It has however denied all accusations several times.