Somali President Mohamud says central bank governor ‘was clean’

Nairobi (KON) - Somali President Hassan Sheikh Mohamud on Saturday defended the country's former central bank governor, Abdusalam Omer, saying he had resigned to protect the credibility of the central bank and not because of graft allegations made by U.N. monitors.
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"The former central bank governor was a very clean person," Mohamud said in an interview. "He preferred that it was in the interest of the bank that someone else should take over now.

"That does not mean he is out of the government ... and he may take on other responsibilities soon."

Omer, who resigned on September 13, has been replaced by Yussur Abrar, who has worked in commercial banking abroad and is the country

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