Somali Leaders Sign Landmark Deal To Hold Delayed Elections

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Somalia’s political leaders on Thursday reached a landmark deal that will pave wave for the delayed presidential and parliamentary elections.

The deal was penned in Mogadishu by Prime Minister Mohamed Hussein Roble, leaders of five federal member states and governor of Banadir Regional Administration, following four days of consultative talks on the electoral process.

The deal comes nearly four weeks after President Farmaajo tasked Prime Minister Roble with leading the Horn of African country’s preparation for the delayed elections.

Thursday’s deal has been hailed by the United Kingdom as being “historic”.

Edited by Olajumoke Adeleke

Somalia’s political leaders on Thursday reached a landmark deal that will pave wave for the delayed presidential and parliamentary elections.
The deal was penned in Mogadishu by Prime Minister Mohamed Hussein Roble, leaders of five federal member states and governor of Banadir Regional Administration, following four days of consultative talks on the electoral process.
The deal comes nearly four weeks after President Farmaajo tasked Prime Minister Roble with leading the Horn of African country’s preparation for the delayed elections.
Thursday’s deal has been hailed by the United Kingdom as being “historic”.