Somalia: Number of MPs with dual citizenship falls from 198 to 105

Published: 19/Jan/2017
Source: Radio Dalsan

British Somali MPs have the highest number of lawmakers in the Somali Parliament  with 29 MPs followed by Somali Americans at 22 and Kenyan Somalis at 10, a report by Wakiil.org has indicated.

The number of  Somali MPs with dual citizenship in the 10th Parliament is put at 105 indicating that the number had considerably dropped by 93 . The 9th Parliament had a total of 198 Mps with dual nationalities.

Somali Canadians follow Kenyan Somalis at 9 ,Ethiopia 7 , Dutch 6, Norwegian 5, Djiboutian 5, Australian, Danish, Finnish, French, German, Italian and Swiss each having 1 MP.

Read further: http://www.radiodalsan.com/2017/01/19/number-of-mps-with-dual-citizenship-falls-from-198-t0-105-with-british-somalis-remaining-the-majority-in-parliament/

Themes: Nationality of Politicians
Regions: Somalia
Year: 2017