Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed is currently visiting Kercha woreda (district), West Guji zone to assess the current situation.
The Premier was accompanied by Chief Administrators of Oromia and SNNP regional states, Shimeles Abdisa and Million Mathios, respectively, as well as Minister of Peace Muferiat Kamil.
Their representatives expressed the unity of the two communities and shared the material needs they currently have. Prime Minister Abiy encouraged them to strengthen their unity while the government continues to fill identified gaps.
The delegation led by Prime Minister Abiy also provided the community with building materials for the reconstruction of their homes. In a gesture of good wishes for the two communities, Prime Minister Abiy planted seedlings.
More than 3,000 displaced community members in the zone have returned to their village.