The top leaders of Somalia’s Federal Government have extended their most sincere congratulations to Shabelle Media Network [SMN] on the on the occasion of the 6th May.
On behalf of President Farmajo, the Director of Communications, Office of the President Abdinur Mohamed sent congratulations to SMN on its 16th anniversary of existence.
Mohamed has, on the other hand, extended heartfelt condolences to families and SMN on the deaths of the brave journalists killed while serving their country and people.
Somali Senate Speaker Abdi Hashi Abdullahi has also congratulated the Station on its 16th anniversary of existence to mark the day when the Radio first came to air on 6th May 2002 in Merca, the regional capital of Lower Shabelle.
Abdullahi has described SMN as “the mother of all Independent media outlets in Somalia” and encouraged the station to double its tireless efforts of airing unprejudiced news.
Mogadishu Mayor, Abdirahman Yarisow was also among so many high-level officials and leaders congratulating SMN on the 6th May, which marks the inception of the station.