Former Foreign Minister Fawzia Yusuf Haji Aden re-elected to the House of the People

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The General Kahiye Training School in Mogadishu today held elections for the seats of the House of the People for the Northern Regions (Somaliland).

Guled Bihi Abdi won the HOP # 255 seat in the by-elections, receiving 58 votes, according to the commission.

Ahmed Mohamud Muhumed, who previously held the seat, received 22 votes, while the third candidate, Abdullahi Bihi Hussein, received 21 votes.

HOP # 262 seat has also seen the re-election by Fowziyo Yusuf Haji Adan who received 93 votes, following the resignation of her rival Asha Adan Yusuf.

The results of today’s election held at the General Kahiye Somali Police Academy were already expected and predicted for the elected members.

The holding of this election comes at a time when the ongoing parliamentary elections in the country are still hotly debated.

However, seven members of the Electoral Disputes Resolution Committee were fired yesterday after being accused of meddling in the country’s political affairs.


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