Jubbaland independent boundaries and electoral commission have today officially announced the conditions for the candidates intending to participate in the presidential election of Jubbaland state.
The committee also ordered that candidates must be from Jubbaland state, must not be married to a foreigner, must be a practising Muslim and should not be less than 40 years old.
The committee had also announced that the male candidates must deposit $30,000 to the polls body while their female counterparts will be required to pay $15,000.
The candidate must be of sound mind, not convicted by a court before and have knowledge and experience required of a state president.
Candidates contesting in the upcoming presidential election in Jubbaland state must submit their nomination papers from 16TH-22nd July 2019 ahead of the poll scheduled for August.