President calls for unity, solidarity and harmonious setting during this election year


He tells the international community that when it comes to Somaliland’s sovereignty it is non-negotiable

By M.A. Egge

The President of the Republic of Somaliland H.E. Musa Bihi Abdi on has Saturday noted that this year was one of holding the presidential and political parties’ elections and the country come November 2024.

He appealed to the people of the nation to make sure that the electioneering processes are successful and that they are held and go on without incidences.

The Head of State reiterated the need to see to it that the efforts seeing to it that the aspirations of the people and the nation of Somaliland in achieving international recognition is fully realized and that the country joins the global community as a sovereign country.

The President reminded the populaces of the need to uphold unity and solidarity especially during the electioneering year.

He gave the sentiments as the nation joined the international community in observing the 123rd year since the International Women’s Day which was incepted in March 1911, with it’s this year’s theme being “inspire Inclusion”.

It is usually celebrated on the 8th of February every year.

The President stressed the need to have the elections go on without incidents given that the nation has many enemies that would not like to see the country prosper.

He emphasized that the main priority of the nation and the people of Somaliland was to see to it that the country achieves and realizes its aspirations of being a sovereign country that is fully recognized internationally.

He told the international world community that “when it comes to the issue and matter of the aspirations of the nation of Somaliland the country will not tolerate any impediments from any quota and would assume those undermining its aspirations as outright enemies”.

He was quite categorical that the issue of sovereignty of Somaliland ic completely non-negotiable.

He made it clear that the nation will not entertain any entities, be they individuals, institutions or countries that would seek to undermine its endevours.

He was emphatic that the nation would continue its path to chart its future and that it was sure that it would indeed triumph.

“As for the efforts towards achieving our aspirations we will do whatever necessary to realize it”, he said.

President Musa wondered why when it comes to the rule of the sacrosanct nature of the colonial borders that of Somaliland is not respected.

He said that it was ironic that in the latest agreement reached by the governments of Egypt and that of Kenya, they both “accepted and agreed on the sacrosanct nature of the colonial borders whereas they do not acknowledge that of Somaliland”.

Earlier on the morning the Head of State had signed the amended comprehensive laws of elections Bills, both Act 91/2024 and Act 14/2024 hence enacting them into law.