Somalia President Mohamed Abdullahi Mohamed early Sunday sacked the country’s capital Mayor and Governor of Banaadir region Mr. Thabit Abdi Mohamed ending his ten months at helm.
Mr. Mohamed has been replaced by Mr.Abdirahman Omar Osman who until taking up the new position was the Information Minister.
Five Deputy Mayors have been appointed to head departments in the Banaadir Regional Administration.
Mr. Abdullahi Mohamed- Policy & Security
Mr. Hussein Mohamed Nur- Administration & Finance
Ms. Basma Omar Ahmed- Social & Awareness
Mr. Adan Sheikh Ali Fidow- General Works
Mr. Omar Abdirazak Hussein- General Secretary
At the headquarters of the Banaadir Regional Administration in Mogadishu’s Hamarweyne district NISA agents took over the security of the compound replacing the previous security personnels.
Mr. Mohamed’s sacking followed rumoured fall out between him and the Executive arm regarding the status of Banaadir region.