The President of Somalia, Mohamed Abdullahi Farmaajo has appointed a new deputy director for Villa Somalia.
The decision to appoint a new deputy director comes at time there has been wrangling between the director of the presidency and the current deputy director.
Sources indicate that the decision is meant to diffuse tension and wrangling between the two officials at the presidency.
Abdullahi Kulane will now be the 1st deputy director at the presidency and will share responsibilities with his counterpart, Abdirisaq Shoole.
The new presidential appointee is from the US and is said to have been one of President Farmaajo’s supporters in the just concluded election.
In the new setup, the director at the presidency will be responsible for political and foreign affairs activities at the presidency.