Mogadishu(SONNA)-Minister of Defense of the Federal Republic of Somalia, H.E. Abdirashid Abdulahi Mohamed and Chief of Somali National Army, Gen. Mohamed Ahmed Jimali(Irfid) has today on Thursday resigned while the cabinet accepted their resignation, SONNA reported.
Minister of Information, Culture and Toursim, H.E. Abdirahman Omar Osman said that Somali cabinet approved Gen Abdiweli Jama Hussein (Gorod) as the new Chief of Army following the resignation of Gen Ahmed Jimale (Irfid).
SONNA did not know the reasons for the unexpected resignations of the top officials of the Somali Ministry of Defense today.