Somalilandsun: In a matter of hours the government of Somaliland has had two deputy minister’s of foreign affairs and international cooperation.
This unprecedented situation came after a President Muse Bihi major cabinet reshuffle that saw senior officials within his adminstration axed and replacements appointed.
While those affected by the Reshuffle include senior ministers, central hank governor, civil service and foreign service, of interest is the appointment of Somaliland’s envoy to Kenya Ambassador Bashe Awil H. Omar as deputy at the ministry of foreign affairs.
A few hours after the appointment Amb Bashe via his Facebook page announced his resignation as the deputy foreign affairs minister and diplomatic envoy.
A couple hours later the somaliland presidential press service released a statement in which President Bihi acknowledged receipt of the resignation but also decreed appointment of Abdinassir Jama Omar Roble as new deputy minister foreign affairs
Ambassador Bashe who is son in law to immediate past president Mahmud Silanyo first served as Somaliland”s representative in Dubai where he was deeply involved with DP world takeover of Berbera Port.
Amb Bashe served in the United Arab Emirates until 13 August 2018 when the incoming government of President Bihi transferred him to Kenya in the. Same capacity