MP Assaad al-Abadi, of Saairun Alliance, has said settling the issue of the parliamentarian position of Basra province Assaad al-Aidani has become in the hands of Parliament Speaker Mohamed al-Halbousi.
In remarks on Tuesday, Abadi said the MPs of the province offered Aidani two options. “Either remaining in his position or leaving for parliament and takes the oath.”
Abadi also added that Halbousi has to “either choose an alternative for the governor or take him as an MP.”
He indicated that no legal text urges the winning MP to be sworn in.