A member of Somaliland House of Reps, Ahmed Abdi Kahin alias Asod, passed away yesterday in the capital, Hargeisa.
The news of the death of Somaliland lawmaker was confirmed by the defense minister, Abdikani Mohamud Ateye alias Farid.
The demise of Asod held youth & sports ministerial portfolio during ex-president Silanyo’s administration before he was elected to the House of Representatives.
He was elected from Selal province.
The Head of State of Somaliland, Musa Bihi Abdi commiserated over the death of the lawmaker, the late Ahmed Abdi Kahin.
Speaking on behalf of his name, the government and Somaliland populace, the president sent sincere condolences to the council of elders, the House of Reps, intellectuals, scholars, elders, the family, relatives and the Somaliland public for the mourning of the former youth & sports minister, Ahmed Abdi Kahin.
President Musa specifically commiserated to the House of Reps for the sudden death of Asod.
The President asserted that the demise Ahmed Abdi Kahin was an experienced person who held senior government positions and played a crucial role in Somaliland’s reconstruction and state building in post war.
Bihi prayed that the soul of late Asod will be in haven by the grace of almighty Allah.
The Vice President, Abdirahman Sayli’I yesterday led the state funeral held for the demise of Ahmed Abdi Kahin. Who was pronounced dead on last Thursday.
The VP condoled to the family, relatives and House of Reps for the sudden death of Asod.
He revealed that he served as an MP twice and held the youth and sports ministerial portfolio.
The late Asod was laid to rest in Baqiic cemetery in Hargeisa.
The House of Reps speaker, Bashe Mohamed Farah and lawmaker were in attendance.