Galmudug Parliament Votes To Sack President Abdikarim Guled

by admin | Tuesday, Jan 10, 2017 | 396 views

Galmudug’s parliament has passed a vote of no confidence in President Abdikarim Hussein Guled . The regional parliament of Galmudug met in Adaado today to vote on the  no confidence motion tabled against the regional leader. 54 Members of Parliament attended the session chaired by the Deputy Speaker, Hared Ali Hared.

According to Abdikarim Omar Ahmed, a Member of Parliament in the regional assembly, all 54 MPs voted to pass the no confidence vote. Security forces failed in an attempt to postpone the impeachment by storming the residency of the deputy speaker, according to reports.

The office of the regional leader released a press statement condemning the move by the parliament, citing legality issues in the process. According to the statement, the regional leaders said the “Galmudug administration does not recognize the parliamentary session and will not acknowledge the impeachment.”

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