CPC submits list of disputed names in poll agency

Somalia opposition leaders submitted a list of federal election and disputes resolution committees who allegedly said to have links with the security forces, to Somali prime minister, Mohamed Hussein Roble.

According to an agreement between Somali government and its member states, the prime minister will review the names of the individuals and direct for their replacement.

“Members from Union of Presidential Candidates including former Presidents have submitted on Monday to PM  @MohamedHRoble a list of certain members in electoral commissions in both Federal & State levels whom they have complaints against them & concerned about their impartiality,” Spokesperson of the government, Mohamed Ibrahim.

Last week, Somali political leaders agreed the disputed electoral committees to be reshuffled by Prime Minister Roble.

Some members of the committee who accused of being having links with government will be replaced with new officials.

Somalia is expected hold parliamentary and presidential elections in two months.

The Federal Indirect Elections Team (FIET) and its regional level counterparts, State Electoral Implementation Team (SEIT). will prepare elections calendar.

According to the agreement, the elections will take place in two major towns of each regional states.
Security of the elections will be the responsibility of Somali Police Force and AMISOM and will be headed by the Prime Minister.

A nine-member committee led by the Prime Minister will draw membership from Somali Police Force and AMISOM.


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