Somali President, Mohamed Abdullahi Farmajo, has issued a statement on the country’s electoral process, welcoming the conclusion of the Upper House elections today, and praised the role of Prime Minister Roble and state leaders in holding the elections in the country.
“President Mohamed Abdullahi Farmajo congratulated all the 54 senators who were elected to the Upper House, and prayed to God to make it easier for them to fulfill their national responsibilities and to make every decision based on the development of the country, people and interests of all Somalis,” the Villa Somalia statement said.
Read the statement Below
“The President of the Federal Republic of Somalia, Mohamed Abdullahi Farmajo, congratulated the Prime Minister, Mohamed Hussein Roble, on his efforts to expedite the elections.
The President noted the commitment of the Heads of State and Government to the national duty of nominating candidates for the Upper House, and commended the Speaker and Members of Parliament at the State level for fulfilling their responsibilities in the election of Senators for the Upper House.
The President also commended the members of the Federal and State Electoral Commissions, the Dispute Resolution Committee, the Electoral Security Committee and the Somali Army for their work in securing the Upper House polling stations, noting the ability and knowledge of the Somali people to hold elections reflects the progress of our country.
President Mohamed Abdullahi Farmajo congratulated all the 54 senators who were elected to the Upper House, and prayed to God to make it easier for them to fulfill their national responsibilities and to make every decision based on the development of the country, the people and the interests of Somalia.”
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