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Somali Opposition MPs In Nairobi To Plot Oust Of PM Kheire
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Somali Opposition MPs In Nairobi To Plot Oust Of PM Kheire

Opposition Members of Parliament and Senators estimated to be around 50 are meeting in the Kenyan capital Nairobi to lobby for the ousting of Somali Prime Minister Hassan Ali Kheire.

The  political heavyweights confirmed to be in Nairobi include MPs Ahmed Fiqi and Hassan Moalim and  of the Daljir Party and former Somali PM Sharmarke .

Former President Hassan Sheikh  Mohamud´s “Qabyo” team MPs including Abdalla Nur and Mahad Salad

A source has also confirmed that Wadajir Chairman Kamal Gutale and Secretary General Siid Ali Moalim who were arrested last month are also part of the politicians meeting in Nairobi.

Somalia Federal Parliament is set to open in March and yet again the Somali Premier is likely to face a crisis that faced his predecessors.

“In the last 18 years Somalia has had more than twelve Prime Ministers and every president has had three 3 Prime Ministers. It’s a crisis that has repeated itself in the past taking. The PM will need 134 votes out of 275 that is a tall order” Omar Abdi a political analyst told Radio Dalsan.

The Somali-Norwegian dual citizen who served in the aid agency world and an Executive Director with British oil company Soma Oil and Gas was appointed the Premier on the 23 February 2017.

Kheire ride on the public goodwill that the Farmaajo administration enjoyed but one year on the Premier has faced political hurdles that led to a drop in public approval.

The Farmaajo-Kheire administration came under sharp criticism for the handing over of Ethiopian rebel group ONLF leader Abdikarim Sheikh Muse “Qalbi Dagah” to Addis.

The raids on opposition figures Abdirahman Abdishakur Warsame and Senator Abdi Hassan proved to be another public relations mess for the government.

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