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National Police Commissioner Promoted to Brigadier General

Storyline:National News

HaamudThe president of Somalia has promoted the National Police Commander Mohamed Sheik Hassan Hamud to the rank of Brigadier General, the highest military rank for a police in Somalia ever attained.

In a ceremony, Somalia’s security minister Abdirisak Omar Mohamed attached the new rank to the commissioner. The minister said “The president of the republic has bestowed the rank of Brigadier General to the commissioner under section 87 of the constitution in accordance with the competence of Hon. Mohamed Hamud”.

The top cop who took at the helm recently has been tasked to restructure the beleaguered force and the new rank would enable him to work effectively.

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