|Somalia‘s Prime Minister, Abdi Farah Shirdon Said|
A newly appointed Somalia Minister Mr Abukar Hassan Ali has resigned, citing clan expectations.
The resignation came a day after his appointment as Deputy Minister by the country’s Prime Minister Abdi Farah Shirdon. The PM also nominated 5 state ministers on the same day, Africareview reports.
According to Mr Ali, his clan Galje’el deserved more than the position of Deputy Minister of Finance and National Planning.
“I consulted with the elders, religious leaders, youth and other prominent persons from my Galje’el clan. I was urged to resign,” stated the resigning deputy minister.