Somalia: Council of Presidential Candidates Calls for a National Salvation Conference


Somalilandsun: Since the term of President Mohamed Abdilahi Farmajo as president of Somalia has expired without conduct of elections, a power vacuum exists.

To this effect, and in a bid to salvage the country from plunging deeper into a political  mess upon existing security concerns the Council of Presidential Candidates wants to salvage matters.

Farmajo under siege in Mogadishu

This is according to a statement released by the CPC calling for an urgent meeting of all of the country’s political stakeholders to discuss the implementation of the 17 September electoral agreement. The Council insists the term of office of Farmajo has ended. He can only attend the conference as a candidate equal to other.

CPC statement