Somaliland, November 7, 2009 (SL Times) – In a ceremony at Mansoor
hotel, the old Somaliland election commission transferred its duties to
the new election commission.
The transfer went smoothly and was attended by officials from Somaliland
political parties, intellectuals, religious leaders and other
The Chairman of Kulmiye, Ahmed Sillanyo, the General Secretary of UDUB,
Jama Yasin Farah, UCID official Abdillahi Saeed Ismail, and Sheikh Adan
Mohamud Hiray (Sh. Adan Siiro) all congratulated the new commission and
urged its members to be fair, objective, and professional in their work.
With this transfer of duties and its selection of a chairman and a
vice-chairman the new commission is ready to embark on its duties.