State funeral held for the late Somali constitutional affairs minister

Hiiraan Xog, A state funeral was held for the late constitutional affairs minister, Abdirahman Hosh Jibril on Sunday.

The plane carrying the coffin of the late minister touched down at Aden Abdulle International Airport in Mogadishu on Sunday Morning.

Senior Somali government officials led by the Prime Minister, Hassan Ali Kheyre received the body of the late minister. The government sent condolences to the bereaved family.

After short Janaza prayers, the deceased was buried at Madina hospital graves.

Somali Premier praised the late minister’s role in the constitutional making process of the country.

He said the late minister was characterized by patriotism and service to his country and people.

Abdirahman Hosh who served twice as constitutional minister succumbed to short illness in Dubai on Friday.

He was born in Jowhar in 1956, and he was a lawyer educated in Canada.

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