Isiolo Nominated MCA Sumeya Bishar with Somali Council of Elders Chairperson Shariff Abdullahi during an event to endorse her as the community's aspirant for Woman Rep seat in August elections. PHOTO/PRESS POINT

By Betty Luke

Somali Council of Elders have endorsed Nominated MCA Sumeya Bishar as the community’s Woman Rep aspirant in the August elections.

Tens of elders from the 10 clans converged at a meeting in Isiolo attended by leaders from other communities living in Isiolo.

Ms Bishar was recently endorsed by her Garre community with today’s blessings giving her full community’s blessings.

The leader is perceived to be among the main challengers of incumbent Rehema Jaldesa.

Somali elders led by Chair Shariff Abdullahi also handed a nomination certificate to Ms Bishar to vie for the seat.

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