Somali president makes major security reshuffles
MOGADISHU, Somalia – Somali President Mohamed Abdullahi Farmajo has made a major reshuffle in the security sector, amid rising attacks carried out by Al Shabaab.
Mohamed appointed his right-hand man Fahad Yasin Haji Dahir as the new chief of National Intelligence and Security Agency while Gen. Odawaa Yusuf Rageh was also appointed as new army Somali army chief.
The changes saw the president appointed Gen Abdi Hassan Mohamed as the new Chief of Police Force and Gen Mahad Abdirahman Aden was promoted as chief of Custodial Corps of Somalia.
The new major reshuffle comes as Somali army and African Union peacekeeping force have recaptured key towns from al Qaeda linked Al Shabaab.