Surrounded by controversy and amid rumors he agreed to leave the country "to seek medical treatment", deposed President Ali Abdullah Saleh set up a museum to celebrate and commemorate his three decades in power.
Yemen's former strong man who was swept away by the Arab Spring, having seen his reign dissolves under the revolutionary sun is now showcasing "himself" in a wing of the Saleh Mosque - Yemen's most magnificent and opulent mosque build to date -
Visitors will be from now on able to marvel at Yemen's fallen autocratic regime, perusing over the many gifts ousted President Saleh was given by state officials and dignitaries throughout the years he spent in power.
But most incredibly of all, visitors will be able to view the very clothes ex-President Sale wore on the day his palace was bombed -- his suit, or rather what is left of it, pieces of shrapnels doctors had to remove from Saleh's broken body, his glasses and watch --
Abbas Mohammed al-Nawirah, one of the museum workers tolf the press "The private possessions of President Ali Abdullah Saleh were transferred to al-Saleh Mosque (where the museum is located), and what is public property was left at the Presidential Palaces."
With only a few minor details to go over before the exhibit can be officially open to the public, one is left to wonder what Yemenis will make of this rather extraordinary display.