Somali Galmudug regional minister was shot dead in Mogadishu

Farhio Abdi Wasuge

Somalia Galmudug regional minister Farhio Abdi Wasuge, who was the Minister of Transport and Aviation for Galmudug was killed tonight in the city of Mogadishu. Her murder took place in Warta Nabadda district, and armed groups were behind it.

The deceased was one of the newly appointed ministers. She was in office for a short time. It is not known who is behind her murder, but her death came at a time when Galmudug is fighting against Al-Shabab.

Al-Shabab terrorist group has already killed peacekeepers and businessmen from Galmudug.

Somali President Hassan Sheikh has not succeeded in protecting civilians and officials.

The President of Somalia, Hassan Sheikh Mohamoud, has failed in Mogadishu to protect civilians and civil servants from Al-Shabab and unaccountable civilian deaths, sources told Somali Times by Hassan’s government officials who are working for Al-Shabab to facilitate the bombing of government buildings.