Southwest State leader appoints minister amid tension in Baidoa


BAIDOA [SMN] – Southwest state President Abdicasis Lafta Gareen has appointed three ministers after a fight in Baidoa on Friday.


Lafta Gareen appointed Abdifitah Ali Yusuf as the Minister of Information, Omar Abdirahman as the Deputy Minister of Labor, and Abdullahi Ali Mohamed becomes the Minister of State for Internal Affairs.

Ilyas Ali Nur, who was the Minister of Information, resigned before the appointment, and this move comes at a time of tension in Baidoa.

Baidoa has seen a deadly clash on Friday after regional forces attacked a housee belonging to an opposition candidate Mohamed Adan Farketi, who served previously as Federal finance minister.


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