Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed has condemned the killing of innocent civilians in west Wellega zone, Oromia regional state.
In a statement issued this morning, the Prime Minister also extended his deepest condolences to the bereaved families who lost their loved ones and the people of Ethiopia.
“Our enemies are trying to deter our on-going journey by killing our citizens. However, standing united and paying sacrifices, we will continue our journey,” he said.
The Prime Minister added that the federal government, in collaboration with regional states, is taking retaliation measures against perpetrators.
He urged the people not to fail on the trap of destructive forces but to join hands with the government in bringing perpetrators to justice and ending recurrence of similar attacks.