GOOBJOOG NEWS|SOMALIA: Outgoing Lower House speaker Mohamed Mursal has been re-elected as MP in a landslide vote in the ongoing elections in the South West state.
Mursal, a close ally of outgoing president Mohamed Farmaajo garnered 88 votes while his opponent Faysal Ibrahim got no vote. Twelve votes were spoilt. Two more seats are up for election today in South West.
In Galmudug, another Farmaajo ally Abdishakur Ali Mire was also re-elected in today’s one seat vote.
Galmudug has now elected five MPs while South West has picked the first MP.