Somalia: Godah Barre loses out in Cabinet Reshuffle

Mogadishu (HAN) January 12, 2015 – Public diplomacy and Regional Security and safety news. Prime Minister Omar Abdirashid has announced a new-look cabinet in Mogadishu, introducing new portfolios and dropping Godah barre to the backbench.

Prime Minister Omar  announced his new look team in Mogadishu on Sunday, saying it would ‘reset and refocus the government for the coming years 2015-2016‘.

The Somali-Canadian, Godah Barre has been dropped as a member of parliament from Interior Affairs minister and the vacancy filled by Abdikarim Hussein Guled is the Somalian minister of the Interior.

‘This is a good team. It is a strong team. It is a balanced team,’ Prime Minister Omar Abdirashid told Geeska Afrika Online by phone.

Prime Minister Omar added his statement ‘I am proud of all my colleagues but I am particularly proud to be able to make these announcements this evening.’

Prime Minister ended his statement ‘Godah Bare did a fine job as an interior minister and while he also done a good job in his role to re-built regional administration regions of Juba and Baydhabo.’


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