Sidama zone administrator, mayor of Hawassa city resign

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Chief administrator of Sidama zone, AkliluAdula and mayor of Hawassa city, Tewodros Gebiba, have resigned from their posts, according to the SNNP regional state’s communication affairs bureau.
Their resignation comes following the violence that occurred in the zone three weeks ago, it said.
About 10 people were killed and 89 others injured in the city of Hawassa and its environs due to the conflict.
More than 2,500 people were also displaced.
During consultation held with the residents, Prime Minister Dr Abiy Ahmed called on leaders to take responsibilities for allowing the incidents to happen and resign immediately.