President Bihi Sets Major Government Reshuffle


In a major reshuffle, the incumbent President of the Republic of Somailland H.E. Muse Bihi Abdi has set cabinet ministers reshuffle, while relieving others from their positions. In the reshuffle, President Bihi has sacked the Minister of Employment and Social Affairs Hon. Hinda Gaanni, 4 Directors-Generals, the Chairperson of the Council for Higher Education and its Vice-Chairperson, and the Vice-Chairperson of the Civil Service Commission.

Abdi Nour Ahmed, Ali Hussein Nour, Elmi Abdirahman Ashour, and Ali Abdullahi Dahir, Directors-Generals of Interior, Livestock and Fisheries, Public Works and Telecommunication, were fired, respectively.

On the other hand, the Presidential Decree created an Institute for Agriculture Research and a National Insurance Commission, both of which are new to government ranks.

The former will consist mainly of current government ministries and their ministers. The latter was assigned to Ex-MP Suleiman Awad Bukhari, a Vice-Chair, Zahra Adan Yussuf, and Abdirahman Musa Abdi, Director-General.