Ethiopian Government Arrested 34 People for alleged Corruption

Ethiopian Government Arrested 34 People for alleged Corruption

The Government on Tuesday arrested 34 senior government officials, businesspersons and brokers for alleged corruption amounting to more than 1.15 billion birr.


Below is the list of the individuals who are currently under custody.

Addis Ababa City Roads Authority

1. Engineer Fekade Haile

2. Engineer Washihun 

3. Engineer Ahmedin

4. Minash Levi, Tidhar Construction 

Damages of more than 198.8 million birr


Ethiopian Roads Authority

5. Abdo Mohammed

6. Bekele Nigussie

7. Gelana Bori

8. Yeneneh Assefa

9. Bekele Balcha 

10. Gebreanania Tsadik


Damages of more than 646.9 million birr

Metehara Sugar Factory

11. Endalkachew Girma

12. Senait Worku

13. Ayenew Asfaw

14. Belete Zelelew

Damages of more than 13 million birr


Ministry of Finance and Economic Cooperation

15. Musa Mohammed

16. Mesfin Workneh

17. Wassihun Abate

18. Seyoum Gobena

19. Tamrat Amare

20. Aklog Demissie

21. Getachew Negera

22. Worku Abinet (PhD) 

23. Tamiru Debalke

24. Yonas Merawi 

Damages of more than 51.2 million birr


Tendaho Sugar Factory

25. Abebe Tesfaye 

26. Bililign Tassew

Damages of more than 31.3 million birr 

27. Abebe Tesfaye 

28. Yemane Girmay (GYB Construction)

29. Daniel Abebe

Damages of more than 20 million birr

30. Feleke Tadesse

31. Ephrem Tadesse

Damages of more than 10 million birr


Omo Kuraz V Sugar Factory 

32. Mesfin Melkamu 

33. Solomon Kebede

34. Leo (China GG Ishi General Manager)

35. Tsegaye Gebreigziabher Berhane 

Damages of more than 184.4 million Birr

36. Salem Kebede

Damages of more than 184.4 million birr 


 Source: Ethiopian Reporter

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