Mohamed Abdullahi Mohamed

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Mohamed Abdullahi Mohamed
Mohamed Abdullahi Farmajo (cropped).jpg
Mohamed in 2017
President of Somalia
In office
16 February 2017 – 15 May 2022
Prime MinisterHassan Ali Khaire
Mahdi Mohammed Gulaid (acting)
Mohamed Hussein Roble
Preceded byHassan Sheikh Mohamud
Succeeded byHassan Sheikh Mohamud
14th Prime Minister of Somalia
In office
1 November 2010 – 19 June 2011
PresidentSharif Sheikh Ahmed
Preceded byAbdiwahid Elmi Gonjeh (acting)
Succeeded byAbdiweli Mohamed Ali
Leader of the Tayo Party
Assumed office
5 May 2012
Preceded byPosition established
Personal details
Born (1962-03-11) 11 March 1962 (age 60)
Mogadishu, Somalia
CitizenshipSomali
American (renounced 2019)[1]
Political partyTayo
Spouse(s)Saynab Abdi Moallim
Children4
EducationState University of New York at Buffalo (BA, MA)

Mohamed Abdullahi "Farmajo" Mohamed (Somali: Maxamed Cabdulaahi Maxamed Farmaajo, Arabic: محمد عبد الله محمد; born 11 March 1962) is a Somali politician and diplomat. He was the 9th President of Somalia from 2017 to 2022. He was Prime Minister of Somalia from November 2010 until June 2011. Farmaajo has a close relationship with his prime minister Mahdi Gulaid.[2] He lost his re-election in 2022.[3]

References[change | change source]

  1. "Somalia president abandons U.S. citizenship 'voluntarily'". Africa News. 1 August 2019. Archived from the original on 3 August 2019. Retrieved 3 August 2019.
  2. Abdulle, Omar Yusuf. "Turkey’s opening up foreign policy in Somalia." The Journal of Academic Social Sciences 7.87 (2019): 456-472.
  3. "Somalia elects new president after long overdue elections". www.aljazeera.com. Retrieved 2022-05-16.

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