Garowe-(Puntland Mirror) Puntland President Said Abdullahi Deni has appointed a new chief of intelligence and security service.
Mukhtar Mohamed Hassan was appointed as the new chief of intelligence and security service, according to a decree from the presidency earlier on Tuesday.
Mukhtar is currently deputy minister of education in Puntland. He will replace Abdiqafar Yasin Yaqoub who has been in office for a year.
In the decree, no reason was given, but analysts said the move seen as a shake-up of government institutions conducting by President since he took office in January 2019.