Four more political parties were awarded with temporary certificates on the 18th of February by the political party’s registration office, bringing the total to 39 registered political parties. The ceremony was held at the NIEC headquarters.
The function was presided over by acting political parties’ registrar Mohamed Mohamud Hassan and some of commissioners Abdirahman Dirrir and Mohamed Hassan Tani. The parties awarded with temporary certification are namely:
- Somali Alliance Party
- The National Union Party
- Somali People’s Future Party
- Somali Youth Political Party.
The political party’s registration office continues to temporarily register political parties in preparation for the country’s vision to hold one person one vote elections in 2020.