Adanech Abebie, the former attorney general, has been sworn in as a deputy mayor of Addis Abeba, replacing Takele Uma. The former deputy mayor Takele has in turn been appointed to the post of the minister of Mines & Petroleum among several other appointments made yesterday.
A former head of the Oromia Transport Bureau, Takele was appointed to serve as Addis Abeba’s deputy mayor, replacing Diriba Kuma two years ago.
His replacement Adanech had previously been head of the then OPDO secretariat and Mayor of Adama.
Yesterday also saw the appointments of Kenea Yadeta (PhD) as minister of Defense, and Samuel Urkato (PhD), as the minister of Science & Higher Education, as well as Nigussu Tilahun, as commissioner of the Jobs Creation Commission, while Yohannes Buayalew was named as the new director of the Institute of Strategic Affairs (ISS). The story is from Addis Fortune.
19th Aug 2020