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Somalia: Ex-Puntland President’s wife honoured with state funeral


GAROWE, Somalia, April 9, 2015 (Garowe Online)-The President of Somalia’s Puntland Government Dr. Abdiweli Mohamed Ali, Vice President Abdihakin Abdullahi Haji Omar,Predecessor Gen. Abdisamad Ali Shire, cabinet ministers, parliamentarians led by Speaker Saed Hassan Shire and traditional leaders attended a funeral held for the wife of former Puntland leader Amino Abib on Thursday afternoon, Garowe Online reports.

Late Abib passed away in the state capital of Garowe on Thursday morning according to relatives.

Federal Government of Somalia’s Prime Minister Omar Abdirashid Ali Sharmarke extended his condolence to former Puntland President Dr. Abdirahman Farole over the death of wife.

A similar deep condolence was expressed by President Ali who wished Abib’s families comfort and patience.

Moreover, Somali diplomats and politicians have condoled with former Puntland President.

Garowe Online Editors and Staff Writers share sorrow on the untimely tragic loss. May Allah rest her soul in eternal peace [Aamiin, Aamiin, Aamiin]. 


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