Alemayehu Atomsa dies

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Addis Ababa, 6 March 2014 (WIC) - Alemayehu Atomsa, former chairman of the Oromo Peoples’ Democratic Organization (OPDO) and president of the Oromia regional state has died of his illness.
Alemayehu was pronounced dead at 1 PM on Wednesday night at the age of 45.
Alemayehu, born in Bilo Boshe wereda of eastern Wollega zone of Oromia Regional State, has been receiving medical attention in Bangkok, Thailand. He was a father of two daughters and a son.
Alemayehu was elected chairman of OPDO in June 2010 and became president of Oromia region in September that year. Although plagued by illness shortly after his appointment, he has been serving in both positions until his resignation on February 17, 2014.   
Following his resignation, the party has elected Muktar Kadir, Civil Service Minister and good governance reform cluster coordinator with the rank of deputy prime minister, to be the next chairman of the OPDO.

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