President Mohamed Abdullahi Farmaajo on Wednesday announced the appointment of Fahad Yasin as the Chief of Staff. The President announced the appointment in a statement relased later on Wednesday.
Yasin is a former Aljazeera Arabic correspondent. Fahad Yasin is to replace Abukar Balle as the new Chief of Staff at Villa Somalia Yasin has been a close ally and confidante of President Farmaajo.
He was the man in charge of the Presidents's campaign in the 2016/2017 Presidential elections. Yasin had in January rejected a ministerial appoitment as minister of Ports & Marine Transport.