Candidates contesting for the presidency of Puntland state have concluded their campaign speech before the state’s parliamentarians on Monday.

Twenty-one candidates contesting for the speaker have presented their speeches in the presence of the 66 recently sworn in Puntland parliament members who Monday held the special session to listen to the statements of parliamentary leadership candidates.

The qualified candidates who are allowed to compete in the elections were allotted 10 minutes each to present to parliament their visions for the people.

Among the candidates running for the Puntland leadership is former Somali minister Interior, Ahmed Farah Saed Juha, Mohamed Abdullahi Hussein, Mohamed Saed Hirsi, Abdikadir Yasin Abdulle, who presented his speech before the members.