Somali leaders decide on the blueprint for elections

Somali leaders decide on the blueprint for elections

Last updated on September 11th, 2021 at 08:38 am

Somali President Mohamed Abdullahi Mohamed alongside with three state leaders and the mayor of Mogadishu have reached an agreement on the country’s election model after days of talks in the central town of Dhusamareb. 

The election will be based totally on constituency caucuses, in accordance to a notification issued after the summit in Dhusamareb, the administrative capital of Galmadug state.

Each caucus will consist of 301 delegates who will vote for a seat in parliament and the election will be presided over by a country wide impartial electoral commission and a party machine will be applied.

Puntland self sufficient area and Jubaland country leaders did no longer attend the latest talks on the election as the country stays mired in political turmoil on the grounds that Somalia’s parliament ousted former Prime Minister Hassan Ali Khayre in July.

“Tonight in Dhusamareb, I have reached an settlement on elections with federal member states and the Banadir location which I hope will lead the us of a to a fair and well timed election. I invite brothers who were absent in the course of the method to join us,” Mohamed said in a brief assertion on Twitter.

“#Somalia’s election instruct has already left the station. H.E @M_Farmaajo is leading the line in #Dhusamareb closer to the cognizance of inclusive, participatory and multi-stakeholder elections. Leaders with the nation’s shared activity at coronary heart are already at the table,” Presidential Communications Director Abdinour Mohamed Ahmed said previously on Twitter.

An opposition alliance known as the Forum for National Parties headed by way of former Somali President Sharif Sheikh Ahmed has accused the contemporary president of failing to lead the us of a to a one man one vote election.