Oct 23 , 2021
The Somali Regional Council, established last week, has elected Mustafa Mohammed as its chief administrator. Mustafa has been serving as administrator of the region for the past three years. He was appointed to replace the interim President Ahmed Abd,i who was appointed after Abdi Illey. Ayan Mohamed was also appointed as speaker of the Council and Ibrahim Hassen as deputy speaker. In the elections held in September, the Prosperity Party enjoyed a landslide victory, securing all of the 23 parliamentary seats and all but one of the 72 regional council seats. The 36 member council of Harari Regional State has re-elected Ordin Bedri to serve as its President.