Somalia: Third Somali minster leaves office, PM appoints official temporarily

Somalia Prime minister, Hassan Ali Kheire on Sunday fired Imaan Abdullahi Ali who was the country’s religious affairs minister.

The PM has sacked the official for an undisclosed reasons. The sacked minister will be replacing by Abdihakim Hassan Ibrahim as an acting. Ibrahim also holds state ministry in the same portfolio.

Since the government of Prime minister, Kheire came into power in April this year, three ministers left their offices over PM squabble.

In October, the country’s Defense Munister, Abdirashid Abdullahi Mohamed resigned from the government followed by Minister for Humanitarian and Disaster, Dr. Maryan Qassim who left the office mid this month citing confusion and disorder in the government.

Currently there are two vacant ministries in the cabinet which was endorsed by Somali parliament on first April this year.