Response to the Constitutional Debate (Mr. Obang Metho) - News Summed Up

Response to the Constitutional Debate (Mr. Obang Metho)


“HAS THE COVID-19 PANDEMIC REVEALED THE DEEPER FLAWS WITHIN THE ETHIOPIAN CONSTITUTION?”Mr. Obang MethoMay 20, 2020A newly invigorated media debate has emerged over the last three weeks. Without question, different power players will distrust the motivations of others, sometimes for good reason, especially in light of a past history where deceptive tactics have repeatedly led to power and resource grabbing. Here is one for today: why are the disagreements on how to solve our present Constitutional crisis so closely related to tribal affiliation? It does not ensure individual rights; but instead, it favors tribal rights for the winners and their cronies. Eighty-six different ethnic groups are represented; however, if a group has over a million members; for every added million, that group is allowed another member.


Source: Ethiopian News May 21, 2020 22:41 UTC



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