Somaliland:Administration Revokes Lease of Hargeisa Club, Assumes Management


Somalilandsun: The state owned Hargeisa club shall not be under management of private entities any longer.

This was informed through a circular released by the minister of public works Abdirashid Duale Qambi which revoked a thirty year lease of the Hargeisa Club initially awarded, jointly,  to Sultan Saeed Yusuf Duale and Jama Mahmuud Adan a prominent athlete also known as Jama-karaain.

The public works minister based his decision on a presidential decree number  JSL/XM/WM/222/042020 signed by president Muse Bihi Abdi on the 28th 04.2020 that reads


As per the presidential decree indicated above all Hargeisa lease agreements have been revoked.

To this effect the control and management of Hargeisa club has been assumed by the administration with immediate effect

The management of Hargeisa club to revert to the ministry of public works which has the constitutional mandate for such.

To this effect wrote the minister I ask the police commissioner to ensure that all operations at the club are ceased immediately and also to second officers there until further notice. End

It is not clear how the two citizens with the now revoked lease shall be reimbursed the large amount of money so far expended in development.