Sports Minister disqualified, elders asked to select new candidates

Federal Indirect  Electoral Implementation Team (FIEIT) has  disqualified minister of youth and sports for Somali federal government Mohamed Abdullah Hussein Nuh and his opponent Ahmed Cirro from the Lower House election after dispute involving gun drama in Jowhar.
Forces loyal to the minister of youth and Ahmed Cirro clashed at the gate of polling centre and at least three people were wounded at the scene of the lower house voting in Jowhar on November 18th.

Delegates and soldiers loyal to both candidates disrupted the electoral process and switched off the lights of the polling center.

As a result, FIEIT has asked the clan elders to select new delegates and candidates the seat in dispute.

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