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Somaliland: Waddani Conference Gets Under Way In Burco

The Somaliland main opposition party, Waddani, began it’s central committee conference in Burco on Saturday September 28th, 2019.
 

 

The conference which has been attended by delegates from across Somaliland, as well as, members from the diaspora follows the recent conference by UCID in Burco.
 

 

The main topics of the conference is the preparation from prospective parliamentary and local elections scheduled for December, 2019 and that have been postponed, once again.
 

 

One of the main highlights of the first day was a speech by Dr. Ali Khalif Galaydh. In his speech, Dr. Ali Khalif stressed the need to engage with the communities in Sool and southern Togdheer with regard to inclusion and representation in future Somaliland parliaments.
 

 

Also speaking on the first day, was the former Information minister and presidential adviser, Abdillahi Osman Geeljire. 
 
 
Abdillahi  Geeljire was expelled from Kulmiye along with several other senior party members and declared his new membership of Waddani.
 
 
The conference is also being attended by observer delegates from Somaliland’s two other political parties, Kulmiye and UCID.
 
 
Ali Mohamed Abokor
ruraledcomm@yahoo.co.uk