Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed appoints Somali Politician as deputy Ethiopia Prime Minister

Source: Hiiraan Online, Tuesday April 2, 2024

Addis Ababa (HOL) – Ethiopian Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed appointed Adem Farah as the head of the Democracy System Building Coordination Center with the rank of Deputy Prime Minister on Monday.

According to the Office of the Prime Minister, the appointment is effective from April 1, 2024. The Democratic System Building Center at the Office of the Prime Minister is a new office in the structure of the Ethiopian government.

Adem Farah currently held the positions of Deputy and Head of the Prosperity Party’s Center, the ruling party in Ethiopia. It has not been clarified whether he will retain both positions.

Aden Farah, a politician from the Somali regional government in Ethiopia, particularly from the Siti region, has held various positions in the past. He served as the Speaker of the Federation Council of Ethiopia and Vice President of the Somali Region and previously held the position of Mayor of Diridhabe.

The Somali regional government and the Somali people have welcomed Adem’s new position, considering this appointment a victory for the people of the Somali Regional Government.