President Gayoom conceded defeat and moved out of his multi-million dollar palace handing over the responsibility of government to President Nasheed – more popularly known as President Anni. Gayoom now lives in a much smaller house – yet a luxury residence by local standards. Alivaage (the private residence of President Gayoom) belongs to his brother-in-law and former cabinet minister Ilyas Ibrahim.
In the wake of the change of power of government from President Gayoom’s thirty year rule to a more liberal and democratic form of government under President Nasheed, there is widespread speculation on the future of Maumoon and his legacy.
I had the opportunity to sit in separate conversations with three people – a resort operator, an activist, a young entrepreuner. The following are what they had in mind.
what they had to say… coming soon!
November 13, 2008 at 9:18 pm
yes that half-wit angraezee who calls abbas ‘Daddy, also lives in that house…spends whole day in bed marinating in his own filth…comes out at night
November 13, 2008 at 7:54 pm
ge akee drug ge haaayeh. Engigen mibunee.
November 13, 2008 at 5:42 pm
CONGRATS TO ANNI.. HERES A SONG COMPOSED JUST FOR HIM – DOWNLOAD IT FREE:http://siyaaseepuppu.blogspot.com/2008/11/mohamed-nasheed-aka-annis-song-download.html
November 12, 2008 at 11:07 pm
So that’s where he’s staying…. I was wandering about thisThe Innards of alivaage are no less extravagant than theemuge, I assure you