President endorses Waddani nomination after two rejections


By Goth Mohamed Goth

Hargeisa (THT) The President H.E Ahmed Mohamed  Mohamud (Silanyo) has lastly endorsed the choice of Mr. Abdirahman Osman – (Sagaal) as Waddani’s nomination for the N.E.C Commissioners and has forwarded to the Parliament.

This is after he twice rejected the party’s earlier choice   of Dr. Mohamed Osman Fadal through

Presidential decree # JSL/M/XMW/0092814/102014 in which he for the second time declined to accept the WADDANI National Electoral Commission nominee.

In the Presidential decree the head of state address the Hon Abdurrahman Abdullah Mohamed Cirro chairman of WADDANI one of the official three national political organizations urging him to withdraw the nomination of Dr. Mohamed Osman Fadal to represent the opposition party in the national electoral commission.

The Presidential Decree stated as follows:-

In responding to letter submitted by WADDANI # XIS/WAD/XDH/165-2014 which was send to the national electoral commission on the 02/10/2014 in which WADDANI for the second time nominate Dr. Mohamed Osman Fadal as the party choice to represent them in the national electoral commission.

Therefore, for the sake of national interest and the powers bestowed upon me to safeguard the rule of law and in accordance with the regulations as stipulated in Article 12 of Electoral law of the constitution set for the appointment of commissioners by national electoral commissioners , I do hereby once again reject your party nominee.

Therefore, I would like once more to inform the chairman of WADDANI that I do decline nominee proposed to me, I hope you shall nominated a candidate suitable for filling the position as in accordance with electoral laws # Lr.20/2001.




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