Two senators elected as Somaliland Upper House election concludes

Two candidates were elected to the Upper House as electoral process for northern regions concluded today in Mogadishu.

The voting in city was carried out amid tight security provided by Somali security forces and AMISOM Police.

Bilaal Idris Abdullahi and Saeed Abdi Hussein were elected on the firstfinal day of voting for Upper House.

The electoral process was overseen by the Federal Indirect Electoral Implementation Team (FIEIT) Chairman, Omar Mohamed Abdulle, who was optimistic that the electoral process will be completed soon.

Somaliland Upper House electoral process concluded less than 24 hours before Somalia’s presidential election take place.

Somaliland which is the only region whose elections of Upper and Lower House seats took in the capital city, Mogadishu was allocated 46 seats in the House of the People and 11 seats in the Upper House.

The new MPs and Senators are expected to jointly vote in a secret ballot for the new Somali President tomorrow.


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The Author is the editor of Mareeg English Department in Somalia