Speaker of Ethiopian Parliament Resigns

Former speaker Abadula Gemeda was once the president of the Oromia regional state and the minister of defense. He is reportedly unhappy with the government's "handling of the ongoing violence in eastern Ethiopia".



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Abadula Gemeda resigns as speaker of parliament.