SOMALIA: The fresh Jubbaland Parliament to appoint speaker

The newly selected parliament members of Jubbaland are set to appoint a speaker, RBC Reports.

The election of Jubbaland parliament speaker and his deputy is expected to happen soon according to a parliamenterian who spoke to a local radio station.

Shire Abdi Hassan,a member of the fresh parliament stated that they will choose a speaker and his deputy among the members.

Shortly after these members of the parliament were sworn-in, an interim speaker had been appointed among themselves to chair the house of represtative.

Jubbaland, a fragile Somali Federal member state had nothing before but a cabinet members which were elected by the President Ahmed Madobe.

In a verbal statement, the International community have welcomed the establishment of the firsr parliament of Jubbaland.

Source: RBC