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Newly appointed minister for Agriculture refutes that he resigned

Storyline:National News

The newly appointed minister for Agriculture of federal government of Somalia Hussein Sheikh Mohamud denied romours that he resigned immediately after the announcement of cabinet ministers on Monday.

The minister stated that the claims are baseless and just heard from the media outlets.

He stated that he is very much delighted to be appointed as the minister for agriculture once more.

The minister promised that he will make tangible changes in the ministry if the federal parliament approves the newly announced cabinet.

Hussein is a serving member of federal parliament and served as agricultural minister and deputy prime minister during the transitional federal governments.

Earlier on Monday Somali premier Omar Abdirashid Ali Sharma’arke announced over Fifty cabinet ministers comprising of ministers from the former government and newcomers.