Newry, Mourne & Down District Council have employed a new ‘information officer’ they have revealed today.
All the way from Iraq, Saddam Hussein’s former director of communications Mohammed Saeed al-Sahhaf also known as ‘Comical Ali’ will take up his post next week.
Newry Spud spoke to the Chief Executive of the Council Liam Hannaway who told us:
“We needed someone with strong communication skills and someone who can tell a real fat stinking steaming shit lie and keep a straight face, so, who better than Mr Saeed al-Sahhaf? He will be absolutely class craic when speaking to reporters. He is already settling in to the local community in his new house on the Warrenpoint Road.”
We spoke to Mr Saeed al-Sahhaf and he told us:
“I’m delighted to be in Newry as the new liar, sorry, I mean ‘information officer’ I thought it was hard to work for Saddam Hussein, I’ve already been briefed by Charlie Casey, he’s a hundred times fucking worse!”