Government officials resign, join opposition party

HARGEISA – Three officials serving in President Silanyo’s government and a former minister that served in President Silanyo’s government announced their resignation from the ruling political party, Kulmiye on Wednesday (Oct 25).

Deputy Minister of Posts and Telecommunications, Ali Mohamud Ali, Deputy Governor of Sanaag, Naleye Ahmed Sheikh, Somaliland’s representative to Ireland, Ahmed Mohamed Warsame and Bashe Ali Jama, Silanyo’s former Minister of Water from 2015 – late 2016, announced on Wednesday that they will be joining the main opposition party, Waddani.

The group said they will explain their decision to resign from Kulmiye at a later date.

Less than 24 hours after their resignation, President Silanyo issued a presidential decree replacing Sheikh and Warsame.

This is a developing story. Please check back at The National for more.

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