Somaliland:Former Sports Minster sworn in as a Member of Parliament
By Goth Mohamed Goth
The former Minster of Sports, Youth Affairs, and culture Hon Ahmed Abdi Kahin was on Thursday sworn in as the Member of Parliament by the chief justice Prof Aden Haji Ali Hassan Ahmed at the high court a day after he resigned from his cabinet post.
Hon Ahmed Abdi Kahin replaces the deceased former Member of Parliament for Salal region the late Mohamed Barkhad Miigane who passed away earlier in this year.
The chief justice Prof Aden Haji Ali Hassan Ahmed presided over the swearing in of the new Member of Parliament took place in the chief justice chambers at the High court.
The Somaliland National Electoral Commission had earlier requested the swearing in of the newest Member of Parliament after ascertaining his eligibility for the position as required by Somaliland Electoral law.