Somali PM ousted by the parliament in a no confidence vote
Mogadishu (Harar24) — Somalia’s Prime minister Abdiweli Sheikh Ahmed has today lost a no confidence vote by an overwhelming number, removing him from office after weeks of political dispute between him and President Hassan Sheikh Mahamud.
Prime Minister Abdiweli Sheikh Ahmed lost today’s no confidence vote, which were read out by the speaker of parliament, Mohamed Osman Jawari, who said that 153 of the 235 members who were present voted in favor of the motion against the Prime minister, and 80 voting against the motion.
The Prime Minister who gave a news conference last week in his office talked in great detail about the motion against him, while accusing the country ‘s President of being behind the motion.
With the motion voted in favor for removing the Prime minster, Abdiweli Sheikh Ahmed will be the sixth Somali Prime Minister removed from his post without finishing their term and the second Prime minister ousted within one year.