Thursday February 8, 2024
Mogadishu (HOL) - A former lecturer at the Somali National University and a well-known poet, Nageye Ali Khalif, reappeared on Wednesday night after being missing for three months. He made his first appearance on Alfurqaan media, which is affiliated with the al-Shabaab group.He explained that his belief in al-Shabab's ideology dates back to 2017 when he relocated from Somaliland to Mogadishu. Before joining the group, he was impressed by their operations.
During a one-hour interview, Khalif revealed that he had officially joined the al-Shabaab group, expressing his longstanding satisfaction with their ideology.
Meanwhile, Somali security agencies initiated an investigation into Khalif's whereabouts back in October. However, the Somali National University, where Khalif was a lecturer, declined to comment on his situation.