Somalia: Abdiweli Gaas: Hope ahead?


Abdiweli Gaas

Somalilandsun – The former Somali Prime Minister Abdiweli Mohamed Ali (Abdiweli Gaas) became the President of the semi autonomous Puntland region of Somalia on Wednesday 8th January 2014 after beating the incumbent Abdirahman Mohamed Mohamud (Farole)by a single vote.

Law makers who were tasked with voting for their new regional leader narrowly supported Abdweli Gaas who won by a single vote and Farole honourably conceded defeat immediately in front of the watching world, present parliamentarians and international diplomatic delegations in the venue for the live televised count.

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