Director of Villa Somalia Dr. Nur Diriye Fursade has resigned from the presidency after a year in office, according to credible sources close to Villa Somalia.
Dr. Fursade did not say why he left the job but some reports say he left the office for personal reasons.
He was one of the candidates for the post of the new Prime Minister of Somalia, and it is unclear whether his resignation is related to the failure of the post recently vacated by former Prime Minister Hassan Ali Khaire.
Resigned Director of the Presidency Dr. Nur Diriye Fursade, who returned to Canada as a second citizen, was a close friend of President Farmajo
He will be the fifth director of the Somali presidency since the election of President Farmajo three and a half years ago.