July 12, 2012 ·34 Comments
The chairman of Somaliland Welfare and Justice Party (UCID) has officially relinquished his post as the presidential nominee of UCID paving the way for the youthful International Banker cum politician Jamal Ali Hussein to be the new flag bearer of the party in the forthcoming presidential election that is expected to be held in the country in 2015.
In a well-attended ceremony which was held at Ambassador Hotel Jamal Ali Hussein was today incorporated into the ranks of UCID not only as a member but as the flag bearer hence the parties presidential nominee to the jubilation’s of thousands of supporters.
Honorable Faisal Ali Warabe announced he was stepping down as the chairman of the party hence paving the way for a youthful Jamal Ali Hussein, speaking during the occasion Hon Feisal ali warabe, said that he had joined politics when he was just forty years old and during that time I have sacrificed a lot and that i am nearing sixty , i now believe time has come for me to step down and let fresh blood to take the helm of the party.
Among thousands of UCID supporters there were hundreds of former UDUB supporters from Jamals breakaway faction who mainly compromised the parties youth-wing Hon Jamal Ali Hussin was declared as the new presidential aspirant of UCID
Mr. Ali Gurey, who until today was the official spokesperson of UDUB, was among the dozens of notable former UDUB senior party officials who resigned from posts in UDUB to join the ranks of UCID.
Hon Jamal termed Hon Feisal Ali Warabe a brave and also a wise man who was always relentlessly serving the people of Somaliland no matter the cost ,I again thank for giving him the opportunity to serve my people.
The two sides signed a memorandum of understanding consisting of four points which automatically propel Jamal Ali Hussein as the flag bearer of UCID in the next presidential elections.
Hon Jamal Ali Hussin had been previously elected by UDUB as the future presidential candidate to the discontent of some party members , this caused the party to split into two camps and in turn resorting to insults been traded by the opposing factions in the media outlets.
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