Ethiopia’s President Mulatu Teshome Tenders Resignation
Ethiopia’s President Mulatu Teshome has tendered a resignation request to the Ethiopian Parliament. President Teshome, who has been the country’s head of state since 2013, on Wednesday submitted his letter of resignation as the Ethiopian parliament’s two houses are scheduled to consider his resignation. The houses is expected to name his successor on Thursday.
Teshome, 63 is a member of Oromo Democratic Party (ODP), one of the four member parties of the ruling Ethiopian People’s Revolutionary Democratic Front (EPRDF). His imminent resignation also came shortly after Ethiopian government’s cabinet reshuffle.