Benishangul Gumuz People’s Democratic Party (BGPDP) elected Adigo Amisaya, as its chairman Yesterday, December 28, 2018.
The party has elected the chairperson after the central committee held an extraordinary meeting yesterday at the regional capital Asossa.
I will work to ensure a situation where best ideas win in the region, Adigo, the newly elected chairman said.
He also said that he will give priority to principles of the public and the party.
Earlier this week the former chairperson of the party has resigned from his party positions and the central committee were in a discussion implementing the current political reforms.
Following recent violence in border areas with western Wollega, Oromia regional state, Five senior officials of Benshangul Gumz were arrested three weeks ago.
Police have arrested officials including regions security deputy head and former Assosa mayor, today after an operation to arrest the suspects.
On September, an ethnic-based attack in the region leave 10 dead and many flee their home.