Why is the Somali government refusing Khaire to travel from the Aden Adde International Airport?

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Somali government continues to crack down on politicians and former officials with former Prime Minister Hassan Ali Khaire was refused to travel from Aden Adde International Airport yesterday, after being confronted by Somali federal government forces. He did not say where Khaire was headed, but said he had been rejected by the forces he had been building during his three years as Somalia’s prime minister.

The Mogadishu airport officials were corrupted, refusing the former prime minister and that Hassan Ali Khaire had been targeted by President Mohamed Abdullahi Farmajo who ordered former Prime Minster Khaire not to travel. According to Villa Somalia sources told Somali Times, former Prime Minister Hassan Ali Khaire is not allowed to travel anywhere untill future notice from President Farmajo’s office.

This is not the first time the Somali government has used tactics against former Somali President Hassan Sheikh Mohamoud and former Somali President Sheikh Sharif early this year rejecting them twice travelling from Aden Adde International Airport.