President Mustafe Omar Congratulates Hassan Sheikh Mohamud for being elected as Somalia's President.
President of Somali region of Ethiopia Mustaf Mohamud Omar has congratulated Hassan Sheikh Mohamoud for being re-elected as Somalia's tenth President. In a congratulatory message posted on his Twitter handle, Mustafe prayed to Allah to ease Mohamud for the herculean task ahead of him. He also commended President Mohamed Abdullahi Farmajo for the peaceful concession of the election results. "Congratulations to the new Pres. of Somalia H.E Hassan Sheikh Mohamud. I wish him success in his endeavors. I would also like to acknowledge & thank former President H.E Mohamed Abdullahi Farmaajo for his role in strengthening the brotherly relations b/n 🇸🇴 & 🇪🇹.." read the statement. Hassan Sheikh Mohamoud, who was removed from office in 2017 and was re-elected as the country's tenth President after trouncing the outgoing President Mohamed Abdullahi Farmaajo in the third and final round of voting on Sunday at Afisyoni tent. Hassan received 214, while Farmaajo was garnered 110 votes. This is first time in the history of Somalia elections that a former president was re-elected in to office. Mustafa Omar admitted the outgoing President H.E Mohamed Abdullahi Farmaajo's efforts and roles in strengthening and bolstering the brotherly relations between Ethiopia and Somalia.