For Immediate Release
Mogadishu, 29 December 2020
The Federal Electoral Implementation Team (FEIT) wishes to announce the new timeline on the upcoming Upper House election.
The elections were originally planned to be held from December 31, 2020 to January 6, 2021 but they have since been moved to from 7th to 14 January 2021.
Additionally, FEIT wishes to inform all sakeholders and Presidents of the Federal Member States that application processes for the Upper House candidates terminates on 5th January 2021.
This changes have been effected upon considerations to the official request lodged by the President of the Galmudug State of Somalia, H.E Ahmed Abdi Kariye Qoorqoor to the Electoral Commission seeking a review of the Upper House elections timelines.
The Federal Elections Implementation Team (FEIT) would like to thank the Presidents of the Federal Member States for their cooperation in approving the request by the President of Galmudug to allow for the Upper House elections to be conducted at the same time.