IGAD to Observe Djibouti’s Presidential Elections

Addis Ababa April 7/2021 (Walta) – The Intergovernmental Authority on Development (IGAD)’s Election Observation Mission has arrived in Djibouti ahead of the presidential elections in the country.


IGAD will be deploying a short-term election observation mission to the Presidential Elections in Djibouti that will be held on 9 April 2021.


The mission led by Siraj Fegessa who is Former Minister of Defence of Ethiopia and Director of IGAD Peace and Security Division comprises a 16-person team.


The mission will be deployed in Ali Sabeh, Arta and Tadjourah districts, and Djibouti City.


An advance team arrived in the capital on 2 April ahead of an official launch of the mission on 7 April.