Shimelis Abdissa, the former Prime minister office chief of staff is appointed as president of Oromia regional state with a rank of deputy president replacing Lemma Megerssa, the former head of state who apponted today to head Ministry of defence.
Prior to his appointment Shimelis was served in various region and federal government positions.
Shimelis was as appointed as a chief of staff PM office in place of Fitsum Arega who is now serving as Ambassador in US.
Speaking at its emergency meeting of Caffee Oromia Parliament of Oromia regional state today, Lemma Megerssa said that we will work united to accomplish the historical responsiblity given until our people’s struggle and wish became real.
I work hard to accomplish what is expected from me said Lemma.