130 millon Birr for EPRDF’s headquarters
Meles Zenawi who has repeatedly denied the existence of famine has a grand and lavish plan in mind: to construct headquarters for EPRDF and a training center for his cadres at a cost of 130 Million Birr.
The story reported in the Fortune today has it that the political command center to be built in Arat Kilo and the cadre training center in Sendafa would start in months time.
How much amount of it would be taken from the country’s budget is not clear but loyal supporters and members of the party are going to launch fund raising soon.
Among the names in the list are Tadesse Tilahun , head of NOC, Solomon Sebhatu (Mimi Sebhatu’s brother), owner of a horticulture farm, Getu Gellete, from GETAS International, Benyam Berhane, from Country Trading and SAbir Argaw from Asam Trading.
Read Fortune’s story here.