Sep 25, 2022

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39 contenders eye Somalia presidency

Somalia will hold its presidential elections this Sunday, 15 months later than originally scheduled for February 8, 2021.

This election has attracted the largest number of candidates in Somalia’s history.

According to a list released by the parliamentary taskforce for Somalia’s presidential elections, 39 candidates had entered the running by Tuesday’s deadline. Only one woman is in the running.

Below is the list of candidates:

  1. Sharif Sheikh Ahmed
  2. Hassan Sheikh Mahmoud
  3. Dahir Mahamud Gelle
  4. Abdikadir Osoble Ali
  5. Abdullahi Ali Hassan
  6. Jamaal Ibraahim Abdi
  7. Adow Aali Gees
  8. Mahamed Abdirahman Siriin
  9. Omar Aabdukadir Ahmed
  10. Jibril Ibrahim Abdule
  11. Nucmaan Sheikh Tuurre
  12. Thabit Abdi Mahamed
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  14. Abdirahman Abdishakur
  15. Abdirahman Ablaal
  16. said Isse Mahamoud
  17. Ahmed Geele Haaf
  18. Mahad Ahmed Diriye
  19. Maham ud Dahir Aweys
  20. Abdiarim Hussein Guled
  21. Abdinassir Abdull
  22. Hassan Ali Khaire
  23. Abdukadir Jahwayn
  24. Ismaan Hassan Wehliye
  25. said Abdbdullahi Deni
  26. Mohamed Amin Faarax
  27. Mohamed Abdullahi Farmaajo
  28. li>< li class="align--justify">Abdi Ali Hassan
  29. Abdi Adan Hoosow
  30. Mohamed Abdi Kuusow
  31. Bashir Haji Ali
  32. Abdirahman Mohamed
  33. Ridwaan Hirsi Mohamed
  34. Fawzia Yusuf Adam
  35. Mukhtar Mohamed Said
  36. Abdukadir Sheikh Ali Baghdadi
  37. Sakariye Mahmud Haji
  38. Dr. Hussein Abdi Nunow
  39. Abdinur Sheikh Mohamed
  40. Abukar Adan Ade