Minister Wins Election For Parliamentary Seat In Dhusamareb

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The State Minister of Interior Ministry for Somalia’s Federal government, Abdullahi Farah Wehliye won the election of a parliamentary seat held in Dhusamareb town on Sunday.

The electoral commission has announced that Wehliye is the winner of Today’s vote, beating two main candidates run for the seat of the Lower House House of Somali parliament.

The state minister received 28 votes against his closet contender Mohamed Elmi Farah, who garnered 17 votes during the first round of the ballot, according the commission.

In accordance with the draft Constitution, 51 electoral delegates cast their votes among the three candidates. The winner replaces MP Botan Isse Alin, who passed away last year.