Electoral Board Member Dr. Getahun Tenders his Resignation

ADDIS ABABA – Dr. Getahun Kassa, a member of the National Electoral Board of Ethiopia [NEBE], has tendered his resignation to the parliament on Monday, according to NEBE.  

Dr. Getahun “has submitted his letter of resignation to the house of peoples representatives today saying he is voluntarily leaving his post”, the board announced in a statement issued on its social media outlets.

The legal scholar is a member of the 5 management Board of Ethiopia’s voting agency, which last week tasked to by the lawmakers to resume its preparations for the 6th national election to be held during the current Ethiopian calendar.

Members of Parliament approved Dr. Getachew as a member of the board on June 13, last year, after he, together with three other people, was nominated by Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed.