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Somalia: Justice minister winds up seminar on justice reform despite cabinet reshuffle

Storyline:National News

The minister justice and constitutional affairs of federal government of Somalia Farah Sheikh Abdulkadir has concluded three days seminar on justice reformation for the workers of the ministry in Mogadishu on Sunday.

Speaking during the closing ceremony the minister said his ministry is committed to reform justice in the country so as to restore the hope of the people that was let down by unfair judgment.

The minister stated that reformation of justice is fundamental for bringing back the dignity, independence and self determination of Somalia.

He noted that the provincial constitution and justice will go hand in hand adding that individuals with no skills on judiciary will not be allowed to deliver services in the ministry.

The remarks of the minister comes a time when PM Abdiweli’s cabinet reshuffle has affected eight ministries including the ministry of Justice and constitutional affair which sparked a rift between the top leaders.

Farah Abdikadir was appointed as the minister for Livestock and animal husbandry.

Issuing press statement president Hassan termed the cabinet reshuffle as illegitimate and called the Ministers to continue discharging duties of their respective positions and not to be influenced by the statement from the office of Prime Minister.