Somaliland: Sulking Presidential Advisors Resign Party Committee


Ms Amal Haji Ahmed

By: Guleid Abdi Maher.

HARGEISA (Somalilandsun) – As the controversy over forthcoming ruling party Kulmiye national Conference slated for December this year, two presidential advisors have resigned from the recently composed but contested conference organizing committee.

The two who resigned their membership in the party conference organizing committee are Dr. Omar Elmi Dihood and Mrs. Amal Haji Ahmed, president Silanyo’s personal and Women affairs advisors respectively.

The duo of presidential advisors who tendered their resignation letters to kulmiye party chairman Mr. Muse Bihi Abdi will retain their advisory roles as well as party membership.

asked about their resignation by the press the women affairs advisor said that she regained for personal reason and had other things to attend to while colleague Dr Omar told journalist that he quit his role as a committee member and had sent a resignation letter to the party’s boss which read ‘I thank you for having given me the opportunity to utmost importance, and now ask for you kind consideration concerning my resignation after encountering argument and disunity among committee member and for the sake of the party unity and prosperity, I hereby ask you to allow me leave”

Kulmiye party organizing committee have caused a heated debate and disunity within the party’s echelons of power by taking sides before even the election by delegates commence they were responsible for organizing the party national conference by recruiting 801 delegates for the national conference.

Meanwhile an ugly incident pertaining to the composition of the party’s organizing committee saw an aggrieved member (Identity withheld) almost cause grievous bodily harm or death to a senior party functionary (name withheld) after he fired but missed his target with four bullets in Hargeisa on Saturday 9th Nov 2013.