Tigray regional state president, Debretsion Gebremichael, his resignation, reported today government affiliated local news source, Walta. He is also chairman of Tigray People’s Liberation Front (TPLF).
The source said that it is unclear if his resignation is accepted or not.
As well, the breaking news coverage from Walta did not report on why Debretsion decided to tender his resignation.
What is known so far is that TPLF central committee had a meeting this week.
There are rumors of split within the decision-making body in the party over the issue of handing over the former spy chief, Getachew Assefa, to the Federal government.
The office of the Attorney General disclosed this week in the parliament that an arrest warrant has been issued on Getachew and he has no immunity for he is not a member of the Federal or regional parliament.
According to The Ethiopian Reporter which cited Getachew Reda (one of the nine TPLF executives), Getachew Assefa, who is a member of TPLF’s central committee and executive committee, did not attend the central committee meeting this week.
Getachew Reda told The Reporter that there was no agenda item regarding the former spy chief during TPLF’s central Committee meeting.
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