Breaking News: EPRDF council elected DR. ABIY AHMED as new chairman of the party

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The simply closed gathering by the Council of Ethiopia’s decision party, EPRDF, chose Dr. Abiy Ahmed Aliy, director of the OPDO, as EPRDF’s new executive. The chamber has not decided the deputy,

In the event that the gathering adheres to its custom, which is almost certainly, Dr. Abiy will be suggested by the gathering and be affirmed by the parliament to wind up Ethiopia’s next Prime Minister.

The decision came three weeks after the official advisory group of the 36 capable alliance of the gathering started its gathering on March 11 which was then trailed by the chamber’s gathering which started on March 20 and finished today.

EPRDF’s Council has 180 individuals included 45 individuals each from the four noteworthy gatherings that make up the decision party: the Oromo Peoples’ Democratic Organization (OPDO), the Amhara National Democratic Movement (ANDM), the Southern Ethiopian People’s Democratic Movement (SEPDM), and the Tigrayan People’s Liberation Front (TPLF).

Dr. Abiy was as of late chosen as director of the OPDO by the 81 individual from the gathering’s Central Committee, supplanting Lemma Megerssa, leader of the Oromia provincial state who held the places of both the administrator of OPDO and President of Oromia area. His decision as the new director of the OPDO put him as the most loved leader among the significant contenders for the prevalence.

Dr. Abiy Ahmed secured 108 of the 180 and came out the clear winner. The current Deputy PM Demeke Mekonnen, chairman of the ANDM, will remain in his position as deputy Prime Ministe. The contenders were Mr. Shiferaw shugutea 59 votes and Dr. Debretsion got only two votes according government affiliated blogger.

EPRDF started the scan for another director, and of course another PM, following the February 15 abdication of Prime Minister Hailemariam Desalegn from his part as both Prime Minister and Chairman of Ethiopia’s decision party, and in addition his situation as executive of his own gathering, the Southern Ethiopian People’s Democratic Movement (SEPDM). The official board of trustees of both the EPRDF and SEPDM have immediately acknowledged the abdication, leaving the last and restricting choice to the individuals from Council, which likewise acknowledged the acquiescence.

Source: Addis Standard