List of Speakers of the Parliament of Somalia

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Speaker of the Parliament
Jawari.png
Incumbent
Mohamed Osman Jawari

since 28 August 2012
Style The Honourable
Residence Villa Hargeisa, Mogadishu, Somalia
Appointer The Electorate
Term length 4 years, renewable once
Inaugural holder Aden Abdullah Osman Daar
Formation 29 February 1956
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The following is a list of Speakers of the Parliament of Somalia. There have been 10 official Speakers of the Parliament since the office was created in 1956 .[1] The first Speaker of the Parliament was Aden Abdulle Osman, 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.

Acting President[edit]

In the event of a temporary absence of the President of Somalia on account of illness, travel abroad or similar circumstances, the speaker of the parliament serves as acting president, and exercises the powers of the state president until the president resumes his functions, and in the event that the presidency falls vacant as a result of death or resignation or for any other reason, until the election of a new president.

List of Speakers[edit]

No. Name
(Birth–Death)
Portrait Term of Office Political Party
National Assembly
1 Aden Abdullah Osman Daar
(1908–2007)
Aden Abdullah Osman Daar.JPG 29 February 1956 1 July 1960 Somali Youth League
Haji Bashir Ismail Yusuf
Acting Speaker
(1912–1984)
Haji Bashir Ismail Yusuf2.jpg 1 July 1960 26 July 1960 Somali Youth League
2 Jama Abdullahi Qalib
(1915–1993)
Jama.png 26 July 1960 26 May 1964 Somali Youth League
3 Ahmed Mohamed Obsiye
(1914–1984)
No image.png 26 May 1964 1 March 1967 Somali Youth League
4 Sheikh Mukhtar M.Husein
(1912–2012)
Sheikh Mukhtar.jpg 1 March 1967 21 October 1969 Somali Youth League
People's Assembly
5 Ismail Ali Abokor
(1937–)
Ismail.png 5 August 1979 26 January 1982 Supreme Revolutionary Council
6 Mohamed Ibrahim Liqliiqato
(1932–1989)
Liqliqato.png 26 January 1982 1 November 1989 Supreme Revolutionary Council
7 Hussein Kulmiye Afrah
(1920–2007)
Hussein.png 1 November 1989 22 January 1991 Supreme Revolutionary Council
8 Abdallah Isaaq Deerow
(1950–2006)
Deerow.png 9 August 2000 14 September 2004 Independent
9 Sharif Hassan Sheikh Aden
(1946–)
Sharif.png 14 September 2004 17 January 2007 Independent
10 Adan Mohamed Nuur
(1957–)
Adan.png 17 January 2007 25 May 2010 Independent
(9) Sharif Hassan Sheikh Aden
(1946–)
Sharif.png 25 May 2010 20 August 2012 Independent
People's House
Muse Hassan Abdulle
Acting Speaker(1939–)
Muse Hassan Abdulle.jpg 20 August 2012 28 August 2012 Independent
10 Mohamed Osman Jawari
(1946–)
Jawari.png 28 August 2012 Incumbent
(mandate expires on 11 January 2021)
Independent

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Golaha, Shacabka. "Taxanaha baarlmaan" (PDF). parliament.gov.so. Retrieved 4 January 2014. 
  • Various editions of The Europa World Year Book

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