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SOMALIA: Former PM Abdiweli Ali Gas wins in the Puntland Presidential Elections

C.weli-Gaas-Garowe (RBC) Former Somali Interim Prime Minister Abdiweli Mohamed Ali Gaas has won in the Puntland Presidential Elections on Wednesday for the upcoming five years of term, RBC Radio reports.

Abdiweli Gaas has won 33 votes beating against his rival candidate former president Abdurahman Farole who got 32 votes.

Mr Gaas becomes the fifth president of Somalia’s Puntland State since its establishment in 1998.

Mr Gaas, a former university lecturer has been Somalia Interim Prime Minister in 2010 and 2012.


RBC Radio

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