MP Mohamed Borow dies after short illness in Mogadishu
Lower House lawmaker Mohamed Mursal Borow passed away last night in the capital Mogadishu after a short illness, his family confirmed to state media.
Borow who survived terror attack on September, 15, 2022 hailed from South West regional state. He won a second term in office following his reelection in Baidoa in January.
In 2019 A bomb attached to Mr. Mohamed Mursal Borow’s car went off in Mogadishu on Saturday night, killing his driver on the spot and inflicting serious injuries on the lawmaker. He also survived that attack.
The fatal explosion occurred at a crossroads next to the National Theatre, a landmark in the city centre.
Speaker for the House of People Sheikh Adan Mohamed Noor [Madoobe] extended his condolences to the public and the late parliamentarian’s relatives.
“On behalf of myself, parliament leadership and MPs, I offer my condolences on the tragic death of our brother, the late Mohamed Mursal Borow. He was a legend of his time who worked the most for his people and our country,” Madobe said in a statement.
Somalia’s president Hassan Sheikh Mohamud extended his deepest condolences on the death of MP Mohamed Mursal Borow in the capital Mogadishu.
Statement from the presidency said the head of state is sharing the grief with the family, speaker of the House of People, lawmakers and public.
Somalia’s premier Hamza Abdi Barre offered his condolences on the death of Lower House lawmaker Mohamed Mursal Borow.
Statement from the Office of the Prime Minister claimed Mr. Hamza is sharing the grief with the family, speaker of the House of People, MPs and public.
“Late Borrow was a citizen who served his country faithfully and played a good role in the development and recovery of the country,” he added.
The deceased parliamentarian passed away last night in the capital Mogadishu following sudden illness, according to initial confirmation by relatives.
“The PM asked Allah to bless him with his Jannah. He was a patriot who served for his country tirelessly. The PM also extended his deepest sympathy to Somali people particularly his family and his colleagues, the MPs.”