People

Khadra Haji Ismail Geid’s biography, fact, career, awards, net worth and life story

IntroMayor of Gabiley
Is Politician
From Somalia
Type Politics
Genderfemale
Birth

Gabiley

Khadra Haji Ismail Geid (Somali: Khadra Xaaji Ismaaciil Geydh, Somali: خضرة الحاج اسماعيل غيد) is a Somali politician. She is the Vice Mayor of Gabiley.

Career

Geid joined the ruling Peace, Unity, and Development Party Party in 2002. In May 2011, she was approved by the Interior Minister as Mayor of Gabiley District. Geid is the district’s seventh Mayor since 1991 and the first woman to serve in this capacity in the Somaliland region. Before being elected to the position, she served four years as council member and six years as Vice Mayor.

Geid was removed from office by a vote of no confidence at the Gabiley city council on 13 March 2012 and re-elected Vice Mayor.