MUQDISHO (SD) – The Somali Cabinet, in its regular weekly meeting today, approved the appointment of Mahad Mohamed Salad as the new Chief of the National Security and Intelligence Agency.
Yassin Abdullahi Farey, an elected member of parliament in Dhusamareb, has been acting director of security since Prime Minister Roble fired former director Fahad Yassin.
New NISA Director Mahad Mohamed Salad, is one of the newly re-elected President Hassan Sheikh Mohamud, and is to vacate his seat in parliament as he becomes Director of NISA.
President Hassan Sheikh Mohamud has begun appointing senior officials to the highest posts , as the President seems to be awarding various positions to his close political allies.
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