List of Speakers of the Parliament of Somalia

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Speakers of the Parliament of Somalia
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Mohamed Osman Jawari

since 28 August 2012
Style The Honourable
Appointer The Electorate
Term length 4 years
Inaugural holder Aden Abdullah Osman Daar
Formation 29 February, 1956
Deputy Deputy Prime Minister of Somalia
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The following is a list of Speakers of the Parliament of Somalia. There have been 13 official Speakers of the Parliament since the office was created in 1956. The first Speaker of the Parliament was Aden Abdullah Osman Daar, who served prior to independence in the Trust Territory of Somalia,Succeeded by Hagi Bashir Ismail Yusuf on July 1 1960 Somali National Assembly. The incumbent Speaker of the Federal Parliament of Somalia is Mohamed Osman Jawari.

List of Speakers[edit]

# Name Entered office Left office Party
Legislative Assembly
(later the Constituent Assembly)
1 Aden Abdullah Osman 29 February, 1956 1 July 1960 Somali Youth League
National Assembly
2 Haji Bashir Ismail Yusuf 1 July 1960 mid July 1960 Somali Youth League
3 Sheikh Mukthar Mohammad 1965 October 1969 Somali Youth League
4 Sharmarke Mohamed Abdulle ? 1975 Supreme Revolutionary Council
People's Assembly
5 Ismail Ali Abokor 1978 ? Supreme Revolutionary Council
6 Mohamed Ibrahim Ahmed ? ? Supreme Revolutionary Council
7 Hussein Kulmiye Afrah 1987 1990 Supreme Revolutionary Council
Transitional National Parliament
8 Abdallah Isaaq Deerow 2000 August 2003 Independent
Transitional Federal Parliament
9 Sharif Hassan Sheikh September 14, 2004 January 17, 2007 Independent
10 Adan Mohamed Nuur January 21, 2007 May 25, 2010 Rahanweyn Resistance Army
11 Sharif Hassan Sheikh May 25, 2010 August 20, 2012 Independent
Federal Parliament
12 Muse Hassan Abdulle August 20, 2012 August 28, 2012 Independent
13 Mohamed Osman Jawari August 28, 2012 Incumbent Independent

List of Deputy Speakers[edit]

# Name Entered office Left office Party
Federal Parliament
1 Jaylaani Nur Ikar August 29, 2012 Present Independent
1 Mahad Abdalle Awad August 29, 2012 Present Independent

See also[edit]


  • Various editions of The Europa World Year Book

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