Omar Shurie Hassan… was a revered colonial sultan of the Abdallaa in Ijara who refused to join secessionists for a Greater Somalia State ahead of independence and who paid the price for his stand by being assassinated in 1963.
Bashir Jama… is an international civil servant currently working as director of the soil and health programmes at the Alliance of Green Revolution in Africa, founded by former UN Secretary General Kofi Annan.
Hubi Hussein al-Haji… is the chief executive officer of Woman Kind, a leading women’s rights Non-Governmental Organisation among pastoralists.
Ibrahim Mohamed… is the chief executive officer of National AIDS/STD Control and Prevention.
Ahmed Isaac Hassan… is the chairman of the Interim Independent Electoral Commission.
Ibrahim Ali… is a commissioner at the Commission on the Implementation of the Constitution.
Mohamed Mowlid Shuriye… is the chief executive officer of Northern Water Board Service.
Mohamed Adow… is the Africa correspondent for the Al Jazeera television English service.
Abdulrazak Ali… the engineer is the Permanent Secretary at the Ministry of Transport.
Fata Mohamud Mohamed… is a commissioner at the National Cohesion Commission.
Musa Bulham… is a prominent businessman who owns Blue Bird Aviation.
Nathif Jamaa… is the chief executive officer of the First Community Bank.
Abbas Gullet… is the secretary of Kenya Red Cross Society.
Mahboub Maalim… is the chief executive of Inter governmental Agency on Development (IGAD).