Corpse of the late Seyum flies to the Netherlands


Addis Ababa (Dec.20_-Eritreans and friends of Eritreans have had the last glance at the corpse of the late Seyum at the “life” hospital of Addis Ababa before it flew to the Netherlands where it would be buried. A number of the Eritrean communities in Ethiopia and leaders of the Eritrean opposition, representatives of the Sanna Cooperative Assembly have participated at the farewell ceremony.

Mr. Sebhat Negga, a member of the Political Office of the ruling party in Addis Ababa, ambassador Sulieman, Director of the office of the Minister of the Foreign Affairs of Ethiopia, ambassador Haile Keros, Hibur Gebre-Kidan, a member of the Central Committee of the ruling party in Addis Ababa have taken part at the ceremony from the Ethiopian government.

The Chairman of the Executive Office Mr. Husien Khalifa, Head of the External Relations Mr.Ahmed Nasser, Head of the Information Department Mr. Mengistaeba Asmerom, Head of the Social Affairs Mr. Gernyos Osman have taken part from the Eritrean Democratic Alliance in the ceremony; in addition to Mr. Twelede Gebre Selassie, Chairman of “Sagem”, Mr.Mohammed Taha Twekel, Director of the GIC, Gezai Kidane and Debassai Welday who have come from Sweden also took part in the ceremony.

Mr. Debassai has dealt, in his address to the farewell ceremony, the biography of the late; assuring their continuation in his track until realization of democracy, peace and development in Eritrea. Debassai said that the late had exerted a lot of efforts to strengthen the opposition and defended his cause. He appreciated the cooperation of the opposition with the ELF- Revolutionary Council.

Participated were give a chance to have the last glance at the corpse of the late Seyum before it flew to the Netherlands in the accompany of Mr. Jimme Bakhet.


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