15 things you need to know about the departing PM Hailemariam Dessalegn
Hailemariam Dessalegn ascended to power very quickly and departed very quickly. His announcement of resignation from his post as Prime Minister of the Federation was taken as a big leap towards bringing a better future for the country. But, his resignation was also criticised for being untimely leaving at a time the country is on a brink of collapse. Whatever the comments are though, he is the first leader of the country to willingly hand over power. Here are 15 facts you need to know Him.

1. 1964 – Hailemariam Dessalegn was born in Southern Region Wolaitta Zone Boloso Sore Woreda

1964 – Hailemariam Dessalegn was born in Southern Region Wolaitta Zone Boloso Sore Woreda

2. 1971 – 1982 – He studied his primary and secondary education in Areka and Wolaitta Sodo

1971 – 1982 – He studied his primary and secondary education in Areka and Wolaitta Sodo

3. 1982 – Joined the Addis Ababa University

1982 – Joined the Addis Ababa University



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