Ex-Somali premier ill in London after reportedly contracting Covid-19

Former Somali Prime Minister Nur Hassan Hussein (Nur Adde) is ill in a London hospital after reportedly contracting the Covid-19 virus.

Nur Adde, 83, was prime minister of the Horn of Africa nation between 2007 to 2009.

“I pray to God to grant former Somali Prime Minister Nur Hassan Hussein (Nur Adde), who is ill at a London hospital, quick recovery,” Somali Prime Minister Hassan Ali Kheyre tweted.

Somalia today confirmed its second case of the deadly virus which has infected over half a million people worldwide and killed more than 22,000.