Ethiopians Marking 127th Anniversary of Victory of Adwa - ENA English
Ethiopians Marking 127th Anniversary of Victory of Adwa
Addis Ababa (ENA) March 2/2023 Ethiopians across the nation are celebrating the 127th anniversary of the victory of Adwa with various ceremonies.
The anniversary is being particularly celebrated in the capital Addis Ababa colorfully at Meskel Square.
President Sahle-Work Zewde, Speaker of House of Federation, Agegnehu Teshager ,Speaker House of Peoples‘ Representative, Tagesse Chafo, President of the Ethiopian Patriotic Association Lij Daniel Jote Mesfin and Chief of the General Staff of the Ethiopian National Army, Field Marshal Birhanu Jula and other senior government officials are attending the celebration at Meskel Square. Earlier in the morning, President Sahle-Work Zewde and other senior government officials have laid wrath of flower at Menelik II square in Addis Ababa in memory of the victory.
The anniversary is also being marked in all the regions and Ethiopian missions abroad and among the Ethiopians and foreign citizens of Ethiopian origin across the world.
In March 1896, 127 years ago Ethiopians from all corners of the country and defeated the colonial Italian army at the Battle of Adwa.
The victory of Adwa is considered as an African victory for it has been inspiring all black people across the globe to fight against the colonial oppressors.