Ethiopia Oromia leader’s political capital shoots after release from detention

Ethiopia Oromia leader's political capital shoots after release from detention
Thousands turned up to greet the Oromo Federalist Congress (OFC) leader over the weekend in the town of Ambo. Photo: Addis Standard

Dr. Merera Gudina a leading opposition voice in Ethiopia continues his political engagements across the Oromia regional state.

Thousands turned up to greet Oromo Federalist Congress (OFC) leader over the weekend in the town of Ambo in the state. Exclusive materials shared by the Addis Standard portal showed how people from all over turned up at the Ambo national stadium to catch a glimpse of a political hero.

On his part, Gudina is reported to have thanked the people for pouring out in their numbers to meet him and also for their unwavering support during his incarceration. The largely peaceful event lasted a few minuted the Addis Standard portal added.

Early this year, the ruling coalition announced a plan to release a certain category of politician prisonsers as a sign of fostering national unity. Of the over 500 detainees whose cases were dropped, Gudina was the center of attraction.

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