Members of the National Human Rights Commission take oath of office

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By M.A. Egge

The Supreme Court Chief Justice Adan Haji Ali Ahmed who is also the President of the of the Constitutional Court of the Republic of Somaliland administered the oath of office to the newly appointed seven members of the National Human Rights Commission in front of the President of the nation at the Presidency.

The swearing-in ceremony witnessed the members of the National Human Rights Commission being sworn in one by one and would occupy the office for a tenure of five years.

Upon swearing them the Chief Justice gave them words of advises and wished them the best in their undertakings while urging them to perform their duties efficiently hence do a commendable and just service to the members of the public.

The President of the Republic of Somaliland, His Excellency Musa Bihi Abdi, on his part, addressed the newly appointed members of the National Human Rights Commission with brief words of guidance and advice, and urged them to fulfill their duties responsibly.

He congratulated the new members of the Human Rights Commission, and said that their commission is among the most important institutions in the country.

He noted that theirs carried the onerous tasks of dealing with human rights and justice hence stands out from other institutions.