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MOGADISHU, Somalia - The Outgoing President Mohamed Abdullahi Farmaajo has hailed Puntland for holding the first-ever universal suffrage local elections since its formation in 1998, following a peaceful exercise that was concluded on Monday. Since 1969 (save for the breakaway region of Somaliland), Somalia has never held direct polls, instead, it has continuously practiced indirect polls, commonly known as the 4.5 model.

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