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July 02/2020 –  The funeral ceremony for slain Oromo singer/music author Haacaaluu Hundeessaa is happening amid tight safety in his native metropolis Ambo, some 107 km west of the capital Addis Abeba.

Following his assassination on Monday night in Akaki Kality Sub Metropolis, Wereda 4, close to Galan Condominium website right here within the capital, confrontations erupted the following day between his followers who wished him laid to relaxation within the capital Addis Abeba and authorities who mentioned Haacaaluu’s households wished him buried in Ambo. The confrontations continued yesterday in Ambo resulting in the killing of Haacaaluu’s uncle.

Talking on the funeral, which is being broadcast stay on state TV, his father Hundeessaa Bonssaa criticized makes an attempt to have him buried in Addis Abeba and mentioned “it was not our opinion. Why was this needed? His father, his mother and his family wanted him to be laid to rest in Ambo. To blame this on the government is not correct. This is tantamount to burying Haacaaluu’s truth,” he mentioned.

A ceremony previous the burial is being held at Ambo stadium attended by households, associates, artists, federal and regional officers. Dhaba Debele, Head of Oromia regional state Bureau of Agricultural and Pure Useful resource, positioned a flower wreath on behalf of the regional state.

Shimelis Abdissa, President of Oromia area, introduced through regional and state TV {that a} statue commemorating artist Haacaaluu can be inbuilt Addis Abeba. AS
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