Electoral Commission issues new statement on swearing in of MPs1 min read
The Somali Federal Election Committee Chairman Muse Guelleh Yusuf spoke about the swearing-in day for members of both houses of the 11th Parliament of the Federal Republic of Somalia on April 14, 2022, and noted that the swearing-in ceremony has been prepared.
Guelleh called on lawmakers who received certificates and ID cards ahead of time to arrive, noting that the country was surrounded by many circumstances that needed to be resolved through the ballot, and called on lawmakers to obtained their certificates and ID cards.
“Members of both houses of parliament who do not have a Certificate, we hope that they will come and take the Certificate to attend the swearing-in ceremony.
“We tell the Somali people that the future looks good, that the country will have a new legislators and a new government” he said.
Speaking further, Governor Muse said: “Any vetting or complaints will be resolved. We welcome the country to move forward. The economy has been severly impacted and there are a lot of circumstances surrounding the country, there are a lot of problems, so the country has to move forward.”
Chairman Muse Guelleh Yusuf’s statement comes as more than 200 lawmakers received certificates and ID cards, and the committee is expected to swear in members of both houses of the 11th parliament of the Federal Republic of Somalia on April 14, 2022.
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