PM Abiy Appoints Army, Security Chiefs 

Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed (PhD) has appointed Se’are Mekonnen (Gen) as an Army Chief of Staff of the Ethiopian National Defence Force, replacing Samora Yunis (Gen). The Prime Minister has also assigned Adem Mohammed (Gen.) to head National Intelligence & Security Services (NISS), replacing Getachew Assefa, effective from June 7, 2018.

Samora, who has been serving in the military for over four decades, has retired as of after earning a highest military honour from President Mulatu Teshome (PhD). Se’are and Adem were recently appointed as Deputy Chiefs of Staff.

Published on Jun 08,2018 [ Vol 19 ,No 945]



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