Former FIFA referee and Somalia’s highest-ranking army officer, LT. General Bashir Mohamed Jama, has today been appointed as the chief ...
Former FIFA referee and Somalia’s highest-ranking army officer, LT. General Bashir Mohamed Jama, has today been appointed as the chief of Somalia’s National Intelligence and security Agency (NISA).
Somali Prime Minister, Mohamed Hussein Roble, made the appointment a little while before dawn on Monday.
The appointment of the new NISA chief comes after the former head of the spy agency was sacked due to his involvement in the abduction and the brutal assassination of the agency’s internet security head, Ikran Tahlil Farah, who was abducted two months ago and allegedly killed by his men last week.
Some sources say that the 23-year old late Ikran, had some sensitive information about over 5000 young Somali men who were secretly sent to Eritrea for training, but were used in the fighting in Ethiopia’s Tigray region. The sources also said that she may possibly had some information relating to the killing of former Mayor,