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The Passing of an Iconic Nationalist Leader of Oromiyaa, J/Jarraa Abbaa Gada

March 5, 2013

We are deeply grief stricken by the loss of a national liberation leader, J/Jarraa Abbaa Gada, who had altruistically devoted over five decades of his life for the Oromo national liberation struggle. The extent of our grief is immense when we think of a void that the passing of this iconic leader would leave in our national liberation efforts.

Jarraa Abba Gadaa’s Legacy Lives On !

 The United Liberation Forces of Oromiyaa, ULFO is deeply saddened and shocked to know that our long time leader is no longer with us.  ULFO is deeply sadden and shocked over the loss of Jaarraa Abbaa Gadaa, the great leader and Comrade who envisioned, laid the foundation and enabled the unification of GABUO, UOPLF and FIDO into one entity, ULFO.   ULFO and the Oromo nation lost its most precious charismatic, dedicated and visionary leader. While ULFO grieves the loss of this great son of Oromiya, we extend our most heartfelt sympathy to the Oromo people who lost an irreplaceable icon they have produced in about half a century.