By: Latifa Yusuf Masai
HARGEISA (Somalilandsun) – The Director General DG at the Ministry of Livestock Development has been fired and his replacement appointed.
This development follows a presidential decree # JSL/M/XERM/249-2493/052014 released by spokesperson Ahmed Suleiman informing that the president of Somaliland Ahmed Mahmud Silanyo has with immediate effect replaced Dr. Mohamed Ahmed Mahmud Agaweine as the livestock ministry Director General with Dr. Jama Mohamed Odowaa.
In his decree the head of state attributed his authority to make the changes to powers conferred upon him by Article 90 section 3 of the Somaliland constitution.
In addition to the constitutional authority the president also stated that the changes were made following strenuous consultations with relevant stakeholders.
While thanking outgoing DG for his service to the nation President Silanyo who said the change takes effect immediately urged a fast paced handover thence facilitate conducive service provision within the livestock sector.