rasul_sayyafThe former Mujahideen leader, Abdul Rab Rassoul Sayyaf will support Dr. Abdullah Abdullah in the second round of election.

A member of Sayyaf’s election office, Mohammad Daud Kalakani said it is yet not clear if Sayyaf will directly campaign for Dr. Abdullah in the second round of election; however he has urged his supporters to vote for Abdullah.

Sources close to Abdul Rab Rassoul Sayyaf have said he will announce his support to a specific candidate in the near future.

Sayyaf is a prominent Mujahideen leader who had secured 7.5 percent of the total votes in the first round of election.

He had received 465,207 votes during the first round of election.

Sayyaf following a statement on Sunday once again called on Afghan people to have a widespread participation in the second round of election.