Abdiwahid Gonjeh

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Abdiwahid Elmi Gonjeh
عبدالواحد عبدي علمي غونجاه
Prime Minister of Somalia
In office
24 September 2010 – 31 October 2010
PresidentSharif Sheikh Ahmed
Preceded byOmar Abdirashid Ali Sharmarke
Succeeded byMohamed Abdullahi Farmajo Current position =Senator of Upper house Somali government
Personal details
BornDusamareeb galgaduud somalia
Political partyTransitional Federal Government

Abdiwahid Elmi Gonjeh (Somali: Cabdiwaahid Elmi Goonjeex, Arabic: وحيد عبدي علمي غونجاه‎), popularly known as Abdiwahid Gonjeh,[1] is a Somali politician. He is currently a Senator of upper house of the Federal Parliament representing Galmudug region , Abudwak District. From September through October 2010, he was the acting Prime Minister of Somalia, a post he inherited from Omar Abdirashid Ali Sharmarke.[2][3] Prior to his appointment, Gonjeh had been the Deputy Prime Minister and federal Minister for Transport.[4]

He hails from the Darod Marehan subclan. In mid-2012, Gonjeh presented himself as a candidate in Somalia's 2012 presidential elections.[5]


  1. ^ http://sunatimes.com/articles/445/SomaliaSharmarke-Hands-Over-to-Acting-Prime-Minister
  2. ^ Rulers – Prime Minister of Somalia – Abdiwahid Elmi Gonjeh
  3. ^ Somali interim PM hails changes in gov't as "historic"
  4. ^ "Somalia: President appoints acting PM". Africa News. 22 September 2010. Archived from the original on 8 January 2012. Retrieved 13 June 2012.
  5. ^ "Somalia's presidential vote". AFP. 10 September 2012. Retrieved 10 September 2012.
Political offices
Preceded by
Omar Abdirashid Ali Sharmarke
Prime Minister of Somalia

Succeeded by
Mohamed Abdullahi Mohamed