The Ex-President of the Gambella Regional Administration of Ethiopia and the current State Minister of Ethiopian Federal Affairs, Omod Obong, has defected. The Addis Abeba based Amharic weekly Newspaper, Addis Admas, reported today that Omod had left the country on an unofficial travel last week and has not returned to his post since. The Paper stated that the State Minister had told his colleagues in Ethiopia that he would not return back to Ethiopia. The Newspaper did not disclose to which Country Omod had left for.
Source: Addis Admas