Mogadishu (SD) – Somalia’s Outgoing President Mohamed Abdullahi Farmajo has appointed the recently fired intelligence director Fahad Yasin Haji Dahir as his new security advisor.
President Farmajo said in a statement last night that he had accepted the resignation of Fahad Yasin and praised his hard work while he headed the spy agency.
“The President accepted the resignation of the Director of the National Intelligence and Security Agency(NISA), Mr. Fahad Yassin, and commended him for his good work in reforming the Agency.” Said President Farmajo.
The president also appointed Fahad Yassin as his security adviser “The President appointed Mr. Fahad Yassin as the National Security Adviser to the President of the Federal Republic of Somalia.” Said the decree.
Meanwhile, Somali Prime Minister Mohamed Hussein Roble issued a statement in response to President Mohamed Abdullahi Farmajo, accepting Fahad Yassin’s resignation and appointing him to a new post.
The Prime Minister of the Federal Republic of Somalia Mohamed Hussein Roble welcomed the President’s acceptance of the dismissal of the former Director of NISA Fahad Yasin Haji Dahir.
Roble also launched a major attack on Farmajo accusing the President in obstructing the investigation of Ikram Tahlil’s murder.
“The Prime Minister sees it as unfortunate that the rights of Somali citizens are being politicized which is a dangerous practice in the system of government in the country and should be avoided by everyone.” Said Roble.
Adding “The Prime Minister, on behalf of the National Consultative Assembly, assures the Somali people and the international community that the country’s electoral process will be accelerated, called for unity so that the elections can done peacefully, and to work together in removing all obstacles.”
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