February 23, 2019 (Ezega.com) – The administration of Legetafo-Legedadi city of the Oromia Regional State has demolished 930 houses this week, according to the Reporter.
The administration said that the houses had been built on a piece of land dedicated to a green area under the city's main plan, replacing thousands of residents from the area.
The action has triggered massive public gross and disturbance at home and abroad.
The demolition started in the afternoon on February 19, 2018, where there was a demolition taskforce, along with armed security officers, to Kebele 03 aka Yekadalle from the city of Legetafo who launched the clearance work.
According to the reports, the demolition team then pushed forward to socialize 01 aka Abakiros hit nearly 1000 old and modern houses, capturing residents surprisingly.
Homeowners who lost their homes said the city administration had warned them before the demolition and they lost how this happened all over.
Homeowners say that the administration of the city has given them permission and legal recognition to build their houses, which are now considered "illegal" and demolished.
The demolition of the seasonal houses has also received international attention, including by the UN who expressed its concerns.
The Readget area is on the edge of Addis Ababa and one of the areas has slipped to expand the city of Addis Ababa. The design has been obstructed by many inside Oromia, leading to many protests in the region.
He does not know whether the First Minister of Ethiopia, Abiy Ahmed, and the Chief Oromia Administrator, Lemma Megersa, knew about the planner or gave him permission. But it is hard to believe that these chief officers are out of the link when such a huge undertaking was planned.