The speaker of Somalia’s parliament, Mohamed Sheikh Osman Jawari, has resigned ahead of a no confidence motion against him.
“We were in the parliament house this morning ready for the motion against the speaker. Then the deputy speaker came in and read a resignation letter from the speaker…We applauded and his resignation was accepted as per the constitution. That is the end of the political crisis.” lawmaker Dahir Amin Jesow told Reuters.
Jawari had held his position since 2013. During his term he has clashed frequently with other lawmakers.