CIRCULAR NO: AF/SC/15/16
The Chairman of the Africa Federation, Alhaj Shabir Najafi is pleased to appoint Alhaj Mohamedhussein Amirali Somji of Mombasa, Kenya to the post of Chairman of the Africa Federation Sports Council for the term 2016 – 2019.
Mohamedhussein Somji was born in 1966 in Mombasa, Kenya. He completed his Primary Education at the Alibhai Panju Jaffery School, and his Secondary at Agakhan High and Alidina Visram after which he pursued 2 Levels of CPA at Mombasa Polytechnic and joined the family business.
He presently runs a start up business of distribution of promotional products focused on Brand Management. He also recently completed his Masters degree in Business in emerging markets.
Mohamedhussein is a dedicated social worker who has led one of the oldest Rotary Clubs in Mombasa with recognition from Rotary International. In the Rotary movement he has served in various capacities, as President, Assistant Governor and as a Trustee in the Kenya Country Office.
He is solutions focused and a detailed analyst who is a team oriented leader who believes in adding value to everything in life from, spirituality, finance and to the community.
Mohamedhussein joins the AFED with a wealth of experience in strategy and sustainability in projects and wishes to bring the AFED membership together by engaging everyone proactively in sports, this is his priority and a vision to accomplish, Insha’allah.
The following members have been appointed to the Sports Council Board for the new term.
Shayik Merally – Vice Chairman – Madagascar
Mohamedjaffer Meghji – Hon Secretary – Mombasa
Amide Rojehoussen – Committee Member – Reunion
Sibtain Kassamali – Committee Member – Mombasa
Qamber Somji – Committee Member – Mombasa
Shakil Jaffer – Committee Member – Dar-es-Salaam
Alijawaad Manji – Committee Member – Dar-es-Salaam
Hasnain Jagani – Committee Member – Nairobi
Musadiq Versi – Committee Member – Arusha
The AFED Secretariat extends its heartiest congratulations to Br. Mohamedhussein and his entire team on their appointments and wishes them every success in achieving the vision and the goals set out for the Board for the new term; 2016-2019.
Hussain A. Karim