Khadra Haji Ismail Geid

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Khadra Haji Ismail Geid
خضرة الحاج اسماعيل غيد
Vice Mayor of Gabiley
Assumed office
13 March 2012
7th Mayor of Gabiley
In office
May 2011 – 13 March 2012
Preceded byAdan Muhumed Bedde
Succeeded byAhmed Muhumed Qalib
Personal details
BornGabiley, Somalia
NationalitySomali
Political partyPeace, Unity, and Development Party

Khadra Haji Ismail Geid (Somali: Khadra Xaaji Ismaaciil Geydh, Somali: خضرة الحاج اسماعيل غيد) is a Somali politician. She is the Vice Mayor of Gabiley.

Career[edit]

Geid joined the ruling Peace, Unity, and Development Party Party in 2002. In May 2011, she was approved by the Interior Minister as Mayor of Gabiley District. Geid is the district's seventh Mayor since 1991 and the first woman to serve in this capacity in the Somaliland region. Before being elected to the position, she served four years as council member and six years as Vice Mayor.[1][2]

Geid was removed from office by a vote of no confidence at the Gabiley city council on 13 March 2012 and re-elected Vice Mayor.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Khadra Gaydh: The first" Madam Mayor" in Somaliland". Hiiraan Online. Retrieved 2011-09-23.
  2. ^ "Khadra joined the ruling Kulmiye Party of President Ahmed Silanyo in 2002". JSL Times. Archived from the original on 2012-03-19. Retrieved 2011-09-23.