Wadani Party accuses Northern Somalia’s President and Senate speaker of instigating violence to postpone election

Wadani Party Accuses Northern Somalia's President And Senate Speaker Of Instigating Violence To Postpone Election

Monday March 13, 2023


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Hargeisa (AX) – The deputy chairman of Northern Somalia’s opposition Wadani Party, Ahmed Omar Haji Hamarje, has warned that the Northern Somalia authorities may collapse if the presidential election is just not held throughout the timeframe set by the fee.

In an interview with a neighborhood tv station in Hargeisa on Sunday, Hamarje acknowledged that a delay within the elections would exacerbate the battle in Las Anod, adversely affecting the broader quarter.

“I am waiting for the commission to fulfill its promise to hold the election after nine months. If they don’t, Northern Somalia will face the same fate as Las Anod,” Hamarje stated. “Even one additional day to the election timeline could result in more regions becoming like Las Anod.”

Hamarje additionally accused President Muse Bihi Abdi and the Speaker of the Senate, Saleban Mohamud Adan, of instigating the violence in Las Anod to postpone the election. He claimed that his occasion was equipped for presidential and union elections even as accusing the President of being unprepared.

Hamarje was among the many greater than ten politicians arrested throughout the anti-government protest in Hargeisa however was later launched.

The violence in Las Anod has displaced over 185,000 individuals because it started on 28 December 2022, and over 200 individuals have misplaced their lives, with a whole lot extra injured. Hospitals have additionally been broken, resulting in an absence of medical take care of these in want.

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