Highest ranking Somali police woman to take office

Zakia Hussein a Somali Diaspora who was brought up in one of the busiest city in Europe (London) will be the first Somali woman to hold a senior position in the Somali Police Force.


In a letter from Somali president office Zakia was named as a full colonel and appointed as the commander of Somali cheif of Community Policing and  Public Relation department.


Col. Zakia who is among several Somalis who returned to the country after studying abroad is expected to take office soon.


During her time in London Zakia was among the brains behind Somali youth advocacy group “Ha Noolaato “and an enthusiastic champion of women rights as well