The third seat of the Upper House of the Northern Regions was recently elected at the Aficio Tent in Mogadishu.
This seat was contested by Prof. Mohamed Mohamud Allabari, Prof. Abdi Ismail Samatar and Abdirahman Osman Ali, with Abdirahman Osman Ali remaining in the first round
In the second round of the election, Prof. Mohamed Mohamud Allabari, Prof. Abdi Ismail Samatar and, and Prof. Abdi Ismail Samatar.
Prof. Abdi Ismail Samatar received 25 votes while his rival Mohamed Mohamud Allabari received 21 votes.
The election of the fourth speaker of the upper house of parliament will take place soon, and will be contested by the Minister of Information Osman Abukar Dubbe and Abdikarim Mohamed Hassan.