PM Abiy Ahmed and his delegation discussed with members of the community in the town of Hosaena
In his remarks to residents of Hosaena and surrounding towns present at the stadium, Prime Minister Abiy hailed the Hadiya people for demonstrating the MEDEMER principles. He called upon the people of Hoseana and youth in particular to focus on laying the foundations for their future by placing their energy and focus on the ways and means of staying together.
Hoseana town community members expressed their appreciation to Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed for the visit and raised their key development questions during the town hall discussion. Raising requests in infrastructure development, healthcare, and agro-processing investments to facilitate jobs creation, they reiterated the will of Hadiya people to continue exercising their timeless practice of raising their questions nonviolently.
Prime Minister Abiy emphasized the need to address any grievances in a balanced way without destruction of common assets and values. He also appreciated the people of Hoseana for their wisdom and focus to stay united within the region. He called upon Ethiopians from Hoseana in the South African diaspora to engage in large scale investments by pooling their resources together.
Responding to their infrastructure requests, PM Abiy gave direction to the Minister of Health, Agriculture and Director General of the Roads Authority, who were part of the delegation, to undertake studies that will assess the key sectoral issues raised by the community members.