HARGEISA — Somaliland’s voters registration is expected to resume tomorrow after a 30-days of delay due to the suicide bombs in Hargeisa last month, official say.
At least two times have been postponed the registration because the authorities wanted to wait the investigation results that was going on.The registration is beginning in Marodi-jeh region including the capital city of Hargeisa for five days. All the teams have been sent to the locations outside Hargeisa yesterday and other teams operating inside the city are ready to set their equipments latest this evening.
The security is tightened and all the exit and entrances are controlled by police and military forces to avoid any suicide bombs to target the registration stations. last month, the registration completed in the Sahil and Awdal regions with a minor technical problems. In Awdal region, one girl was killed when a group of people destabilized a registering-station and then the police fired to disperse the crew.
Somaliland declared its independence from the rest of Somalia in 1991 but has not received internationally recognition. Since then, Somaliland was able to conduct a number of successful elections including parliament and Presidential elections by it’s own.
Somalilandpress | November 30, 2008