The election took place amid tight security in the capital Garowe with troops deployed into the main roads leading to the venue.
After years of deadlock and lack of settlement, Somalia in 2014 sought arbitration from the UN’s International Court of Justice [ICJ].
Al-Shabaab militants, although almost degraded, have been waging onslaught against SNA and other allied forces, mostly by using IEDs.
The Warriors now await the group draws after having secured a 3 – 2 aggregate victory against Africa’s lowest-ranked national football team.
This includes better aligning development assistance with National Development Plan 9 priorities.
Sources told The EastAfrican that the tough conditions have been triggered by Kenya’s move to work closely with Somaliland.