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Update: Election of Galmudug Assembly speaker kicks off

Storyline:National News

adadoReports from Galgadud region indicate that the newly selected of regional MPs of Galmudug State are to pick on the speaker and the two deputies of the assembly.

The voting will be “Secret roll call ballot” where the members of the chamber deputies will cast their votes secretly.

The preparation of the voting is underway at Himan and Heb presidential palace.

According to the reports from Goobjoog News’s reporter in Adado, within the forthcoming hours the voting will kick off.

Three of the Strongest Potential Candidates for the speaker are Ali Ga’al Asiir and Abdullahi Mo’alim Gafow aka Asparo and Abdirisack Husein Mohamud.

The regional assembly which born out of state formation conference in Adado constitutes some 84 MPs.

This election comes at a time when Ahlu Sunna Wal Jamah has started another state formation conference in Dhusa-Mareb.

On 10th this month, Somali moderate Islamist group, declared that its delegates would vacate the conference within 24 hours.

Speaking to Goobjoog News, its leader Sheikh Ibrahim Gurre, who was among the signatories to Somali central State formation conference put blame on Somali minister for internal affairs, Abdirahman Odawaa.

“The internal minister is a naive young boy who is new in the political arena so i have no answer for him” he said.

He added that they do not recognize the government “this government is not representing us”