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Registration for Upper House speaker positions complete

The organizing committee of the election for Upper House speakers has wrapped up the registration for Upper House parliamentary positions on Tuesday.

At a press conference in Mogadishu, the committee chairman, Senator Adan Abdinasir Mohamed, said that 12 candidates were registered, three of whom are running for the speakership. Three will run for First Deputy Speaker and seven vying for the Second Deputy Speaker position.

Name of the candidates for Speakership:

1. Senator Abdi Hashi Abdullahi
2. Senator Salah Ahmed Jama
3. Senator Osman Obokor Dubbe

Names of the candidates for First Deputy Speaker:

1.Senator Abdihakin Maalim Ahmed
2.Senator Ali Shabaan Ibrahim

Names of the candidates for Second Deputy Speaker:

1. Senator Ilyas Badel gaboose
2. Senator Abdullahi Sheikh Ismail (Fartag)
3. Senator Abdullahi Ali Hersi
4. Senator Sareedo Mohamed Hassan
5. Senator Hassan Hussein Haji
6. Senator Abdiweli Mohamed Ibrahim (Habsade)
7. Senator Abdi Osman Hareed

However, the organizing committee of the election for Lower House Speaker is expected to conclude the registration and begin the preparations for the election.

Both committees announced that the Upper House speaker would be elected on April 26 and the speaker for the Lower House on April 27.

 

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