CGTN:President Abdullahi Farmaajo to Cut Ethiopia Trip to Attend Funeral
Somalia's President Mohamed Abdullahi Farmajo has said he is cutting short his official visit to neighbouring Ethiopia, in order to return and participate in the burial of the youngest minister in his government. In a tweet, the president expressed his sadness at the loss of the 31-year-old minister, who he described as young, diligent and intelligent. President Abdullahi has also called for an investigation into the incident which he termed an unfortunate tragedy. Condolences have been trickling in from leaders across the continent with the AU Commission chair Moussa Faki Mahamat sending his regards early Thursday morning.