Ethiopia: Prime Minister Abiy names Nigusu Tilahun as new Press Secretary

by EthioForum

Ethiopian Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed has fired press secretary Billene Seyoum, barely two month after she was appointed in the newly created post.

Abiy has appointed Nigusu Tilahun as press secretary at the office of the Prime Minister. Nigusu had been serving as head of the Amhara region culture and tourism bureau with the rank of deputy chief administrator.

Nigusu also served as director general of Amhara regional state communication affairs office.

Source: Fana

Editor’s Note: According to Addis Standard, “Billene Seyoum and Helen Yosef will remain in their position at the press secretariat department of the PM’s office. Although Nigussu Tilahun is assigned as head of the Press Secretariat department, Billene will remain at her position “


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