The job of a leader of government is demanding, more so for a country of over a hundred million plus citizens.
Ethiopia’s Prime Minister, Abiy Ahmed, aside his high level engagements at home and with foreign visitors paying courtesy calls on him, made time last Friday to engage with young people.
The office of the Prime Minister reported of Abiy’s meeting with 140 grade six students pooled from across the country. The occasion was to mark the 13th edition of the Nations and Nationalities day.
Photos showed Abiy in a hearty engagement with the students in a garden at his office complex in the capital, Addis Ababa.
Every December 8 is celebrated each year on a national scope as the day on which the rights and equality of the Ethiopian nations, nationalities and peoples were fully guaranteed under Federal Democratic Republic of Ethiopia Constitution.Read more about Ethiopia’s Nations, Nationalities and Peoples’ Day – UNESCO
It is not the first time the PM is hosting school children. Earlier this year, he hosted a cross section of children at his office – where he gave them school supplies for the school year that was about kicking off.
PM Abiy Ahmed handed school supplies to 200 low income students. The opportunity for generosity, service & leadership for each citizen is everywhere we look—at a community level. We all are joined as a community in the efforts to fight poverty, disease and despair. #Ethiopia pic.twitter.com/bzzIz905rb— Fitsum Arega (@fitsumaregaa) August 26, 2018