Somali Democratic Party EC unanimously approved merger with Prosperity Party

Somali Democratic Party

borkena
November 27, 2019

Executive Committee of Somali Democratic Party (SDP), a party that is governing Somali region of Ethiopia in the South Eastern parts of the country, unanimously passed decision on Tuesday November 26,2019 to end its existence as SDP and join Prosperity Party (PP), a new party to be formed with the merger of  member parties, except TPLF, of the ruling coalition, EPRDF.

Ahmed Shide, the party’s central committee office head, in its meeting in Jijiga, SDP executive committee discussed on preconditions to join the new Prosperity Party.  Among the issues that the ED discussed is whether the party’s program of the new party is considerate of the pastoral communities in the region or not. 

They have also reached an agreement to make Somali language one of the working languages of the new party. 

The party’s central committee will be discussing the decision from the executive committee on Wednesday and it is expected to  approve merger with Prosperity Party. 

So far executive committee members of parties that EPRDF call as “agar” (supporters) have approved the merger. Ruling parties in Afar region, Benishangul region, and Gambella region have also approved the merger. 



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3 Responses to "Somali Democratic Party EC unanimously approved merger with Prosperity Party"

  1. Mohamed   November 27, 2019 at 2:06 pm

    Ithiopia is the only country in the world, that it’s people have different citezenship rights,some have second class citizen rights, while others are masters or superiors.
    I wonder how this has happened.
    Eprdf collision endure as they are masters,deserve top national positions,decision-makers,while five rest or so called ‘agar’ considered slaves in ithiopia with they are not deserve to lead the country

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  2. Gemmeda , PHD Hist.   November 28, 2019 at 8:13 am

    Neftegna was the one torturing the agars calling them minorities in a sense of humilating and treating them as its laborers.

    I think we should work tother to weaken and destroy neftegna

    Neftegna means killer, it doesn’t mean a hero . There is no agreed definition of this word . By the way, language is a tool to communicate . There is no relation between a table and something made of a wood . Because, it is not even living thing which has an antimacy with an abstract word like table, chair or other.

    A famous historian based in Uwestern world told us atht Amhara emperors were killing innocent people to subjugate them and extend their territory . These kings were even killing amon each other.

    Rivalry was repteadly reported among these socalled mesafints, governers of every neighbouring districts and regions; They used to implementing religion as thier primary tool to stay in thier throne and to numb the naive people of 12 – 16 centuries, according to this renowned historrian.

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  3. Ittu Aba Farda   November 28, 2019 at 7:17 pm

    I want to see that very capable Somali brother H.E. Mustafa bin Omer to be the next to lead that gem of the colored!!! Go get’em tiger!!! For those of you dear countrymen who never had the privilege of living with our dear Somalis like I did, I can attest to you they are as upright, harmonious and peace mongering citizens as any such citizens of the country. The bad rap they have been unfairly getting is just the same as other are getting. Yes there very few rotten apples among them. But who doesn’t? There are vocal bigots among them just like my own Oromos and our neighbors Amharas. They have been fighting demons among them just like the Oromos, Amharas, Tigres and all other ethnic groups. But on aggregate they are harmonious and glorious citizens just like any such citizens of the country!!! I have nothing but love for them!!!!

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