Somalian President, Mohamed Abdullahi Mohamed has bowed to domestic and international pressure over an attempt to extend his term.
Early on Wednesday, he said he would drop an attempt to extend his term by two years, therefore, called for elections and a return to dialogue after the extension of his mandate by two years which sparked the country’s worst political violence.
The president, best known by his nickname Farmaajo in a televised statement called for urgent discussions with the signatories to an agreement signed last year in September, on the unconditional implementation of the above-mentioned agreement.
He further stated that he would appear before parliament on Saturday to “gain their endorsement for the electoral process.”
He, therefore, called on political actors to hold “urgent discussions” on how to conduct the vote.