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Lemma Megersa :”What happened to our compatriot is saddening”

June 29,2018

Oromo regional state president Lemma Megersa visited today victims of grenade attack, at Tirku Anbessa Hospital, during a rally organized to show support to prime minister Abiy Ahmed’s administration on June 23,2018.

“What happened to our compatriots is saddening and heart rending” said Lemma Megersa. He added, “It is hard to imagine a sane man would carry out such an attack on innocent civilians who were peacefully demonstrating.”

Yet, he emphasized that it always take sacrifice to bring about change and the victims will always be remembered for their scarifies. Lemma Megersa, arguably one of the most popular politician in the country, vowed that Ethiopians will carry on working for change in unity now and in the future.

Lemma also donated blood in support of victims of the attack. High ranking federal and regional authorities including prime minister Abiy Ahmed and president Mulatu Teshome visited victims of the attack last week. And they all have condemned the attack. Over 30 suspects are in custody in connection with the attack including deputy commissioner of Addis Ababa police commission,Girma Kassa.

Video credit : EBC

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