Mustafa to Be Sworn in as President of Ethiopian Somali State This Weekend




Mustafa Muhumed Omer will be sworn in as the next president of the Ethiopian Somali Regional State this weekend, Fortune confirmed.

He will be replacing Abdi Mohamoud Omar a.k.a Abdi Illey, who was removed from his post after heading the regional state for a decade. It is also reported that he has been jailed following massive violence in the region about a weeks ago.

Mustafa is born in 1973 in Degahbour, Somali Regional State. He holds a degree in Economics from Addis Abeba University and a masters degree in Agricultural Economics. He has 23 years working at technical and managerial levels with the United Nations, Save the Children and Ethiopia Government at

Mustafa worked for the United Nations Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (UN-OCHA) in Zimbabwe, Kenya, Somalia and the United Arab Emirates. His recent assignment was as an advisor to the UN Humanitarian Coordinator for Somalia. He was also a writer and human rights activist.



Published on Aug 25,2018 [ Vol 19 ,No 956]


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