Somali leaders are expected to wrap up days-long National Leadership Forum in Mogadishu in the coming hours on Thursday, sources revealed.
The leaders from the federal government and presidents of regional administrations will release a joint communiqué on the upcoming presidential election who is reported to have been pushed to January.
International community urged Somali leaders at high-level National leadership Forum to fix the alleged electoral malpractices in the parliamentary polls before holding the much-awaited presidential ballot.
Idale News Online has learnt that the presidential election will be postponed to 22 January, 2017. The elected has been delayed for 3 times and was expected to be held 28 December.
The sources at NLF said there is a growing standoff between Somali leaders and int’l community on 24 nullified parliamentary seats which has been reduced to 11by the country’s electoral disputes body.