By GA Maher
HARGEISA: -(Somalilandsun):A former envoy to several European
countries during the heydays of former dictatorial regime of Mohammed
Siad Barre is seeking to become the vice presidential candidate for
opposition party Wadani.
The former ambassador Mohammed Ali Abdi in
the maiden National Party conference held in Birmingham in the UK
which was attended by senior party officials and members of parliament
such as Hon. Abdirahman Mohammed Jama (Hoog) and Mr. Mohammed Suleiman
Weine who is a former Industry minister.
The conference which was well attended by a huge audience had the
former ambassador as its main speaker. He announced his aspirations of
fighting it out for the post in 2015. He said that if his party is
elected it would prioritize the independence of Somaliland.
The former envoy is a holder of a doctorate degree in international relations.