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Somalia: Puntland President names former lawmaker as new Governor


GAROWE, Somalia, October 1, 2015 (Garowe Online)-The President of Somalia’s Puntland Government, Abdiweli Mohamed Ali has named former Puntland Member of Parliament as new Karkaar Governor on Thursday, Garowe Online reports.

Ali nominated Abdulkadir Saed Arshe (Dhaqaje), replacing Abdiqafar Mohamed Adan in the latest of a series of administrative shakeups across Puntland.

Presidential spokesman, Abdullahi Mohamed Jama has confirmed the decree to Garowe Online.

The appointment marks the sixth by Puntland President in just over a year and a half.


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