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Defense Minister Lemma Megerssa Turns His Back on PM Abiy

Defense Minister Lemma Megerssa rejects PM Abiy Ahmed's plan to merge EPRDF as well as 'Medemer'
This can only be described as a major blow to Abiy Ahmed’s vision of abolishing the ruling EPRDF coalition in favor of a singular national party, and his “Medemer” philosophy. But how severe is the blow?

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Lemma Megersa, the Defense Minister and Deputy Chairman of the Oromo Democratic Party (ODP). announced that he supports neither the premier’s plan to merge the ruling EPRDF coalition into a new singular ‘Prosperity Party’, nor his much touted philosophy to unit Ethiopia called “Medemer”, directly translated as “to add.” Continue reading Defense Minister Lemma Megerssa Turns His Back on PM Abiy