Dr. Fikru Maru heart surgeon talks about his time as fighter pilot

October 14, 2019

Dr. Firku Maru has been jailed for several years on trumped up charges under TPLF dominated EPRDF.

A heart surgeon by profession currently living in Sweden, he was once trained in Ethiopian Air force as a fighter. He fondly says that he was trained by notable persons like General Amha Desta who was killed in 1989 in connection with attempted coup d’etat against the government of Colonel Mengistu Hailemariam.

In an interview with Arts World TV, he recounts how and why he joined the Ethiopian Air Force, and his time in the prestigious Ethiopian institution. How did he change his profession to be one of the best heart surgeon in Sweden? He talked about it too. The interview is in Amharic.

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