The Chairman of the National Elections Commission Hon. Musa Hassan Yusuf declared that the NEC is ready to hold the expected elections.

He was giving his comments following media probs after the election laws were enacted on Saturday.

He explained that as far as the NEC was concerned all aspects related technical and administrative matters incumbent upon the elections institution was well in place.

“We hope that the elections will go on as planned”, he said.

“The commission’s task is to conduct free and fair elections in the country, and we are ready for it. I am instructing the stakeholders and the community to cooperate with the commission so that the elections will be held smoothly”, he said when probed on their diligence.

Press Release

The Electoral Commission of Somaliland is welcoming the signing of the Somaliland Election Act, marking a significant milestone in the country’s democratic journey.

The Somaliland Election Act, signed by the Somaliland President HE. Musa Bihi Abdi, underscores the commitment to upholding democratic principles and ensuring free, fair, and transparent elections in Somaliland. This legislative framework sets the stage for the conduct of elections in accordance with international standards and best practices.

“We welcome the signing of the Somaliland Election Act as a crucial step towards strengthening our democratic institutions and processes. This Act will serve as the cornerstone for conducting credible elections that reflect the will of the people of Somaliland.” said by Musa Hassan Yusuf; Chairman of the Electoral Commission.

The Somaliland Election Act encompasses provisions aimed at safeguarding the integrity of the electoral process, ensuring equal participation of all eligible voters, and promoting accountability and transparency throughout the electoral cycle.

The Electoral Commission remains committed to working closely with relevant stakeholders, including political parties, civil society organizations, and international partners, to implement the provisions of the Somaliland Election Act effectively.