Somalian lower house votes for indirect presidential and parliamentary elections

By Al Jazeera, 3 May
Lower House of Somalian Parliament (photo credit: Garowe Online)
Lower House of Somalian Parliament (photo credit: Garowe Online)
Somalia’s lower house of parliament has voted unanimously to restore an agreement reached last year that will allow the country to hold indirect elections. [...] On Saturday, Speaker Mohamed Mursal said 140 MPs had voted to reinstate indirect polls – whereby special delegates chosen by Somalia’s clan elders pick lawmakers who in turn choose the president – based on the September 2020 agreement, with no lawmakers expressing any objection. Lawmakers did not set a date for the elections.
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