MOGADISHU (Sh.M.Network)—Somalia’s presidential candidates began on Friday addressing to parliament, as the country is expected to get its first constitution federal government for more than 40 years.
The newly appointed 275-member parliament in Mogadishu is gearing up to choose by ballot a new president for the horn of Africa country for Monday, September 10.
On Friday, 10 of the 25 candidates, including the incumbent president, Sheikh Sharif Sheikh Ahmed, and his prime minister, Abdiweli Mohamed Ali are each allowed 20-minutes to address to parliamentarians, to demonstrate their political agenda.
The remaining 15 candidates are due to deliver their speeches on Saturday to parliament and the election is designed for next Monday.
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