Somalia’s new security minister sworn in1 min read
The new Minister of Internal Security, Abdullahi Mohamed Nur, has been sworn in today in a official ceremony attended by minister’s and director generals.
Prime Minister Mohamed Hussein Roble attended the swearing in of the new Minister of Internal Security, by Minister of Justice Abdulkadir Mohamed Nur.
Following the swearing-in ceremony, at a ceremony at the Ministry of Security headquarters, the new security minister officially took over from acting security minister Farhan Ali Ahmed, after security minister Hassan Hundubey refused to step down.
Prime Minister Roble urged the new minister to effectively carry out the important tasks assigned to him in accordance with the constitution and the laws of the land.
Meanwhile, former security minister Hundubey tweeted that the interior ministry was being kidnapped and that no alleged transfer of power was taking place, according to his statement.
“I am now receiving information that the Ministry of Internal Security headquarters is under abduction,” Hundubey said in a tweet.
Former Security Minister Hundubey has opposed the removal of his position by the prime minister, calling it illegal, after the former Security Minister had sided with the outgoing President Mohamed Abdullahi Farmaajo in a dramatic twists and turns as the country is midway through elections.
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