'''Gaariye ''' born has was a great poet from Somaliland.
Gaarriye was born in Hargeisa in 1951 in former British Somaliland. He finished his elementary and secondary studies in Hargeisa in the early 1970s . and for University studies he enrolled in the Somali National University College in Afgooye and took the degree in bachelor of science in 1974. He was a member of the Somali National Movement. He composed one of the best known Somali poems on the theme of reconciliation, "Hagarlaawe" (The Charitable) which is translated into English by Martin Orwin .
Gaarriye died at a hospital in Norway on 30 September 2012.