Las Anod, Somaliland, May 22, 2010 (SL Times) – Somaliland election
commission went to voting cards distribution centers in Sool region in
order check on how the process is going. According to Afnugaal.com,
speaking to the press after the inspection tour, Farah Abib Adan, a
member of the National Election Commission said the voter card
distribution is proceeding very well and praised both the election
commission and the community for doing a good job.
The Vice-chairman of Sool Election Commission Mohammed H. Farah Ali
noted that there was a problem with nomadic people who have left the
locations where they originally registered and that cut down the number
of people who changed their cards. The Chairman of Sool Election
Commission Abdillahi Mohamud Shire also took part in ensuring that the
card distribution went smoothly.
Voting card distribution is also going in different parts of Buhodleh,
such as Egaag, Horufadhi, and Yeyle. Various parts of Widhwidh including
Qorfobuul, Ballihadhac & Dusmada have taken part in voting card
As reported by Afnugaal.com, in addition to the Election Commission, the
Minister of Health Ahmed Ali Asowe, the Minister of State for Education
Mohamud Garad Muhammad, the Minister of Community development Mr
Muhammad Hagar Dirir and the heavy weight politician Ahmed Abdi Haabsade
were all in Sool this week. They were met by the Governor of Sool Farah
Askar Hussein. After that the Minister of Community development Mr
Muhammad Hagar Dirir split from the minister and went to Hudun where he
checked on the progress of the distribution of voting cards.
The ministers, politicians, and other government officials all
encouraged the citizens to take their voting cards and to be vigilant
about maintaining peace and security in Sool region.