Jubaland new cabinet sworn to office in Kismayo

The new cabinet of Jubaland regional state of Somalia has been sworn to office on Tuesday.

More than 18 new cabinet members recently named by President Ahmed Madobe Islam in the reshuffle took their oath at the port city of Kismayo.

The regional state parliament approved the new cabinet on Thursday last week.

Two deputy Presidents namely Mohamud Sayid Adan and Abdikadir Hajji Mohamed were also among new cabinet that were sworn to office.

Jubaland regional state President Ahmed Madobe Islam recently dissolved the cabinet after agreement will rival political groups in the area to form new inclusive government.

The move was praised by peacemakers saying such concessions is key to peace building and stability in the country.