Former PM Khayre annouces to run for Somalia’s presidency

Former Somali Prime Minister Hassan Ali Khayre has broken the silence for the first time since he was removed from office as he declared his bid for Somalia’s presidency.

In a Twitter post on Saturday, Kheire cleared the air by confirming that he would run for the presidency in the next year election.

“It is clear that our country has made a progress over the last 2 decades. I have served this country as a prime minister and have gained experience, so I am here to announce that in the next presidential election, I will run for the presidency,” Hassan Ali Khayre said.

Hassan Ali Khayre, a Somali-Norwegian, 52 has been serving as the prime minister since 2017, but was removed from office by the parliament more than a month ago.

The Ex-PM who is also Soma and Oil boss was among the leaders a deal on the country’s election model in August in Dhusamareeb town of central Somalia.

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