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Gen Abdullahi Gafow wins in Galmudug by-election

Storyline:National News

Former intelligence chief General Abdullahi Gafow Mohamed has emerged winner in a by-election inDhuusamareb the capital city of Galmudug State.

Abdullahi Gafow Mohamed and Hirey Muhidin were the two contestants for the member of parliament seat of Dhuusamarreb after the former MP Abdikadir Gafow resigned for unknown reasons last month.

The head of Somali Independent Electoral Commission Halima Ibrahim Ismail ( Halimo Yarey) was today present at Dhuusamareeb town to supervise the electoral process election.

Gen Gafow won by 43 votes while Hirey Muhidin with only 7 votes out of 51 delegates.

Election period activities and events were generally peaceful and broadly conducive for the implementation of the voting.


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