Aster Mamo elected Deputy PM, Civil Service Minister

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Addis Ababa, 8 April 2014 (WIC) – Aster Mamo was elected good governance reform cluster coordinator with the rank of deputy prime minister and minister of civil service.
Aster replaced Muktar Kedir, who was recently elected Chief Administrator of the Oromia Regional State after the passing away of Alemayehu Atomsa.
Aster, executive committee member of OPDO, has first degree in Language and Literature as well as second degree in Organizational Leadership.
The appointment makes her the first woman to be appointed to serve with the rank of such senior post.
Prior to her appointment, Aster had served among others, Speaker of Oromia Regional State Council, Youths and Sport Minister and Government Chief Whip.