SOMALILAND: President Bihi Appoints Senior Officials, Sacks Others

Press Release

Staying on duty, the incumbent president of the Republic of Somaliland HE Muse Bihi Abdi on Sunday realigned his government after appointing a number of Ministry’s Director Generals, regional governors and diplomatic corps, sacking others from the duty.

In a presidential decree termed # JSL/XM/WM/222-70/042018, HE Muse Bihi said:

In accordance with the powers conferred by article 90, section 3 of Somaliland Constitution,

Having satisfied for the qualifications and experience to hold senior public office avail, I hereby appoint:

Upon guidance of the constitution and having satisfied that credentials to hold senior public offices avail I hereby appoint below mention persons to indicated positions within government that take effect immediately.

  1. Abdinasir Ahmed Hirsi Mohamed Director General Ministry of Foreign Affairs and international cooperation
    2. Ali Hussein Nuur Beegsi Director General Ministry of livestock and Fisheries
    3. Dr. Ahmed Ali Maah Warsame Director General Ministry of Agriculture
  2. Mukhtaar Mohamed Ali Director General of Regional Administration Ministry of Interior
    5. Prof. Abdi Nuur Ahmed (Abdi Guray) Director General of Security Ministry of Interior
    6. Hussein Mahmud Mohamed Hasan DG of ministry of Justice
    7. Dr. Osman Husein Warsame Abdi DG Ministry of Commerce, Industry and Tourism
    8. Eng. Abdirahman Mohamed Mahmud DG Ministry of energy and minerals
    9. Elmi Abdirahman Ashuur DG Ministry of public works, lands and housing
    10. Mohamed Elmi Adan (Ilka Case) DG Ministry of Social Services and employment
    11. Abdirizaq Jama Nuur Naakhuude DG Ministry of environment and rural development
    12 Jamaal Abdi Muuse Diiriye DG Ministry of Water Development
    13. Abdirahman Sheekh Hasan Ismaaciil Bile DG Ministry of Finance
    14. Ali Mohamed Ali Nuur DG Ministry of information, culture and guidance
    15. Mohamed Hussein Ahmed Dhabbeeye DG Ministry of councils coordination and constitutional affairs
    16. Ahmed Muse Muruud Muhumed DG Higher Studies Ministry of education and science
    17. Abdikarim Hussein Saeed DG Ministry of youths and sports
    18. Abdilahi Mohamed Haji Duale Ambassador to the African Union
    19. Mohamed Osman Haji Ahmed (Indha-balac) Governor of Gabile Region
    20. Ahmed Osman Hasan Elmi (Tima-cadde) Governor of Sahil Region
    21. Mustafe Andi Muuse Nuur Governor of Buhoodle Region
    22. Khadar Baaruud Omar Obsiye Deputy Governor of Maroodijeeh Region
    23. Mahmud Ibraahin Ahmed Duale (San-dheere) Deputy Governor of Sahil Region
    24. Faysal Aw Jaamac Hirsi Xawte
    (Ilka-case) Deputy chairperson disaster preparedness and food security agency

Finally the president thanked the outgoing officials for the service and diligence to nation and urged the decree to take effect immediately after the release.

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