By Sami Zaptia.
Tripoli, 5 August 2014:
In the early hours of this morning Ageela Issa was elected as the new president of . . .[restrict]the House of Representatives by 77 votes over his opponent Abubaker Baera who obtained 74 votes. A total of 158 members participated in the vote.
Here is a brief cv of the House of Representatives president:
FULL NAME: Ageela Saleh Issa Egweder Al-Ghaiti Al-Abaidy
PLACE OF BIRTH: Gubba, eastern Libya
EDUCATION: License in law
OCCUPATION: retired legal counsellor
EXPERIENCE: 10 years in District General’s department in the eastern region of Libya
– 5 years as the District Attorney for the Green Mountain eastern region
– Considered one of the most experienced and oldest District Attorneys in Libya.
– Unsubstantiated claims on Facebook being circulated by his opponents and opponents of the whole GNC-House of Representative handover process in Tobruk of having had paid homage to Qaddafi in a public gathering.
However, he has passed the screening process of the Political Isolation Law Committee and was therefore able to take up his House of Representative seat in Tobruk yesterday.