The Presidential Electoral Fee of Somalia has set Thursday, Might 15, the date for the election of a brand new president following the expiration of the time period of President Mohamed Abdullahi Farmajo in February 2021.
Greater than 20 candidates will compete within the presidential election, together with former presidents and prime ministers searching for to interchange President Farmaho.
In accordance with the schedule, candidates will likely be registered from the eighth to the tenth of this month, on the eleventh and twelfth the candidates will current their political applications to the parliament, and on the thirteenth and 14th the committee will put together for voting, and the elections will happen on the fifteenth of this month.
Farmaho’s president has but to formally announce his candidacy for president, regardless of widespread perception that he’ll run once more after greater than 5 years in workplace.
On this regard, Senator Abdulgani Gili Mohamed took over as chairman of the inter-chamber parliament to elect the President of Somalia, as he obtained 10 votes whereas his rivals obtained 5 votes every, whereas Consultant Mohamed Ahmed Berry and Senator Abdi Ismail Samtar obtained solely two votes.
The committee additionally elected MP Mohamed Kero Mohamed as its vice-chairman with 9 votes, whereas his rival Mohamed Ibrahim Mwalimu obtained seven votes.
The organizing committee for the presidential election is made up of 17 members of parliament and can conduct polls below the path of the speaker.