Ethiopia Promotes 100 High-ranking Military Officers,

Addis Ababa January 8/2022/ENA/ President Sahle-Work Zewde has given promotion today to a total of 100 high-ranking military officers of the Ethiopian National Defense Force (ENDF) based on the nomination of Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed as per the Constitution.

Accordingly, the first ever military rank introduced to Ethiopia — the title of Field Marshal General, was given to General Berhanu Jula, the General Chief of Staff of ENDF, in light of his extraordinary acts in the face of a national crisis, it was noted.

The president also promoted four senior military officers to General, 14 to Lieutenant General, 24 to Major General, and 58 to Brigadier General ranks.

Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed presided over the Ethiopian National Defense Forces rank promotion ceremony in the presence of senior government officials.

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