Somalilandsun: The UK premiere Boris Johnson is said to be backing moves to persuade Ambassador Amina Mohamed, a 58-year-old Kenyan politician, to vie election as secretary-general of the Commonwealth
The PM is said to be backing Amb Amina to challenge Baroness Scotland if she refuses to stand down as a campaign to remove the Baroness as secretary-general of the Commonwealth intensifies.
The Kenyan diplomat, of Somaliland origin and currently cabinet secretary for Sports has in the past served the administration of President Uhurui Kenyatta as both foreign affairs and education cabinet secretary.
She has also been candidate for the posts of WTO director general and AU chairperson (profile)
Back in London the Campaign to remove Baroness Scotland descends into a race row as envoys accuse her critics of trying to stop the Commonwealth’s first black leader being re-elected
The Baroness Scotland Criticism who was born in Dominica republic was over £250,000 commission to firm run by Labour peer Lord Patel though Envoys from Nigeria and Namibia are reportedly claiming that predominantly white member countries in the commonwealth of nations did not want a black female leader.