Somaliland: President Promotes, Appoints and Fires Senior Officials in Mini Reshuffle


New Somaliland Deputy defense minister Mahmud Warsame Jama

By: Latifa Yusuf Masai
HARGEISA (Somalilandsun) – The government of
Somaliland has absorbed new senior officials while others are fired by the president Ahmed Mahmud Silanyo.
In a presidential decree # JSL/M/XERM/249-3945/042016 the head of state made changes to his council of ministers, the regional administration and the national Tender Committee.
Justifying his decree to powers vested in his office by Article 90 section 2 of the Somaliland constitution as well as the imperatives of a fully functioning public administration president Silanyo informed that as from today henceforth
1. Mahmud Warsame Jama is the new deputy minister of Defense taking over from
2. Boos Mire Mohamed who assumes duties as State minister of Finance
In regional administration and guided by stipulations of Article 90 Section 110 president Silanyo made the following changes
1. Governor of Daadmadeed Region Farhan Hasan Abdi
2. Governor of Selel Region Ahmed Mohamed Hashi and
3. Deputy Sahil Governor Mohamed Osman Ahmed ‘Indho-balac’

In the same decree and guided by Article 90 section 3 of the constitution president Silanyo appointed Ahmed Hashi Ali to the board of the Somaliland national tender
To accommodate Boos Mire to the office of State minister for finance president Silanyo fired former holder Dr Mohamed Farah Duale who was also acknowledged for rendered to the nation.
While the presidential decree takes effect immediately it is worth mentioning that the incoming deputy defense minister and now ex Erigavo Councilor Mahmud Warsame Jama was the youngest person to have contested and won an elective seat in the country
Copyright: Somalilandsun, 2016.