Gov’t spokesman says Presidential Elections will be Held on Time


The Somaliland government has once again opposed the opposition’s skepticism that the presidential election will be postponed, saying that the election will be held on time.

Somaliland’s Minister of Information, Culture and Awareness, Suleiman Yusuf Ali Koore, in an exclusive interview with BBC Somali Service, said the government would hold presidential elections on time.

Minister Koore who also doubles as government spokesman said

“We believe that this statement from the opposition parties does not exist. The government is always holding and pushing for elections on time,”

Koore also spoke about the commission set up by the president over administrative disputes between members of the electoral commission, saying the law gives the president the power to appoint a commission if there is a dispute between commission members.


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