Chairman of Marka City Administration Abdullahi Ali Ahmed Wafow, the chairman of the security committee of Lower Shabelle region has today met with the top commanders of AMISOM forces operating in Lower Shabelle region.
The meeting took place at the UPDF and was attended by AMISOM Force Commanders in Marka, Number Fifty and Eljaale, who were returning from a visit to Uganda.
The governor of Marka town spoke to AMISOM officials about the general security situation in the Lower Shabelle region where there are occasional clashes between government forces and Al-Shabaab.
AMISOM Force Commander in Marka, Col. Peter Angufibo Garr, said that co-operation with the Governor was of paramount importance and that they would work together to ensure security.
Finally, Marka Mayor Abdullahi Ali Ahmed Wafow shared with AMISOM the importance of co-operation between him and the AMISOM Force Commanders to intensify the fight against Al-Shabaab.
A recent meeting in Marka between AMISOM Force Commanders and the district commissioner decided to launch an operation against Al-Shabaab, which is based in Marka, the capital of Lower Shabelle region.