Nuh Ismail Tani

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Nuh Ismail Tani
Born Somalia
Allegiance  Somaliland
Service/branch Military of Somaliland
Years of service 2003 – 2011, 2016-present
Rank General
Commands held Chief of Staff

General Nuh Ismail Tani is the Chief of Staff of Somaliland Armed Forces.[1]

Chief of Staff[edit]

He was appointed Chief of Staff of Somaliland Armed Forces in 2003. And served as Chief of Staff under two different Presidents of Somaliland before being dismissed by Ahmed Mahamoud Silanyo on 11 December 2011. He was succeeded by General Mohamed Hasan Abdullahi.[2] He was reinstated in August 2016.


  1. ^ "Puntland Security Forces Defect To Somaliland". The Somililand Times. 17 November 2007. Retrieved 11 June 2015. 
  2. ^ "Buhoodle conflict claims Somaliland army chief". Somalilandpress. 11 February 2012. Retrieved 11 June 2015.