Horndiplomat-Ethiopian Somali People’s Democratic Party elects new regional President in Somali region of Ethiopia.Horndiplomat Reports
The executive and council members of ESPDP(Ethiopian Somali People’s Democratic Party), as well as leaders of various clans, have unanimously decided to assign Mustafa Muhumed Omer to be the incoming acting president of the Somali regional state until elections are held in 2020.
The meeting’s unanimous decision to assign Mustafa will be a final decision that will see him assume the position as acting president, which is currently held by Ahmed Abdi Mohammed after the resignation of the embattled ex-president Abdi Illey.
Mustafa is born in 1973 in Degahbour, Somali regional state. He is a well-known critic of Abdi Illey’s iron fist in the region and the rampant abuse of human rights by the Liyu police. An economist by training, he has a Masters of Science degree in Agricultural Economics.
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