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Somali Parliament approves Electoral and Boundaries & Federation Commissions

Storyline:National News

Monday parliament buildingSomali Federal parliament in secret ballot approved all the members who make up the bodies of two commissions.

The two Independent Commissions can play vital role in federation process of the country.

Independent Electoral Commission is responsible to prepare and technically manage 2016 scheduled election which is the time of current Federal Government term ends while the boundaries and Federal Commission is responsible to demarcate boundaries.

Pro.Yahye Ali Ibrahim- who was tasked by the interior ministry to process the formation of these commissions gave his opinion to Goobjoog about the commission after they were approved. “Independent Commissions are inexorable part of Somali federation process … a number of other commission are underway”

Many are skeptical to extent that these Commissions can be independent from political manipulations.

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