Sunday, May 22, 2011

A Somali colleague lost his right leg for surgery

By Mohamed Odowa

Somali Journalists Association Network concerns about the condition and the disheartening as well disappointments facing to the Somali Colleague Hassan Mohamed Mohamud known as Hassan- Jaeyl who is also a popular poetry after his right leg was cut due to the
diabetic that contributes to the reduction in defense against bacterial infection. Sugar also causes a loss of tissue elasticity and other serious diseases.

Well known Somali journalists including Ali Muse Abdi, AFP correspondent, C.Risak Hagi Atoosh, BBC Reporter, Zahra Abdi Ahmed VOA and Reuter’s correspondent, Mohamed Garane Aadan Irin Radio reporter and Mohamed Osman Newyork all have expressed their hospitality to arrange contributions from other colleagues to hospitalize Hassan, the Victim who was in South B Hospital inside Nairobi, Kenya.

The contribution made the surgery operation to be done, but this also left Hassan with frustration for his future.

"We need to help each other instead of asking other people for help, we can do a lot more about this to solve our internal problems to contribute one another when such matters come to our colleagues”, said Journalists

"Some individuals collect a huge funds/ donations with the name of Somali journalists from the outside donors while doing nothing for needed Somali journalists, but are corrupted", continued journalists.
Attending visitors were among the Somali parliament member Awad Ahmed Hasharo and CPJ’s East Africa consultant, based in Nairobi Tom Rhodes.

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