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UK Minister for Africa Vicky Ford Congratulates New President elect Hassan Sheikh Mohamud
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UK Minister for Africa Vicky Ford Congratulates New President elect Hassan Sheikh Mohamud

United Kingdom’s Minister for Africa has congratulated President elect Hassan Sheikh Mohamud. Vicky Ford, who is also Member of Parliament (MP) for Chelmsford, conveyed her congratulatory messages to President-Elect Hassan Mohamud on Twitter on Sunday. Vicky said that the UK will look forward to working closely with Mohamud on building Somalia and fighting against insurgency. "Congratulations to @HassanSMohamud on being elected President of Somalia. 🇬🇧 looks forward to continuing its close work to support 🇸🇴 on building stability, tackling Al-Shabaab and supporting those affected by the devastating drought." said Vicky. Mohamud was re-elected on Sunday in a tiff competition with incumbent President Mohamed Abdullahi Farmaajo. He garnered 214 votes against Farmaajo's 110. He beat incumbent President Mohamed Abdullahi Farmaajo who garnered 110 votes in the May 15 elections.