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Jubbaland President submits names of electoral commissions
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Jubbaland President submits names of electoral commissions

Jubaland State of Somalia leader, Ahmed Mohamed Islam Madobe, has submitted names list of names of members of the Electoral Commission.  According to a presidential decree, Madobe nominated the eight-member members to the state electoral commission. ''The President of Jubaland State of Somalia, HE Ahmed Mohamed Islam, has appointed Jubaland Members to the Federal, State and Dispute Resolution Commissions,''  Madobe is the first regional state leader to submit the list of members to the state electoral commission.. Jubaland has previously been reluctant to submit names due to the political issues in the Gedo region. Still, the recent agreement paves a way to resolve the impasse and hold a timely election. Meanwhile, the Jubaland parliament has endorsed a new cabinet appointed by the regional president Ahmed Madobe on Wednesday. ''Jubaland State Regional Assembly has today voted unanimously to approve the newly named cabinet,'' Jubaland State said in a statement.