Somali PM appoints new Director of NISA

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The Prime Minister of the Somali Federal Republic, Abdiweli Sheikh Ahmed, has appointed a former Ambassdor to England, Abdullahi Mohamed Ali “Sanbaloolshe”, as the new Director of National Intelligence & Security Agency (NISA).

Reliable sources have confirmed to Shabelle that when the Prime Minister recommended to appoint “Sanbaloolshe” as Director of NISA, he went to seek approval of the replacement from President Hassan Sheikh Mohamud who applauded and welcomed the new Director.

Despite Al-Shabaab fighters entering and attacking Villa Somalia compound the night before, the Prime Minister is believed to have felt that he should make the changes immediately.


Shabelle Source.