Motion filed to impeach Somali president
Successful impeachment requires vote of two-thirds of 275-member parliament
By Mehmet Nuri Ucar
A motion signed by 92 lawmakers in Somalia has been submitted to parliament to impeach the country’s president.
The lawmakers accused the president of over-intervention in the management of the federal regions, denial of powers to local authorities, abuse of power and signing secret agreements with other countries.
According to the country’s constitution, 92 lawmakers had to sign a motion for it to be submitted to the speaker.
A successful impeachment requires a vote of the two-thirds of the 275-member parliament.Anadolu Agency website contains only a portion of the news stories offered to subscribers in the AA News Broadcasting System (HAS), and in summarized form. Please contact us for subscription options.