Addis Ababa October 09/2016 A command post that oversees the proper implementation of the state of emergency was established, Prime Minister Hailemariam Desalegn said.
The command post to be led by the Prime Minister established following the declaration of a six-month emergency rule in the country.
Ethiopia has declared a state of emergency with the aim of restoring law and order as well as ensure safety of the people.
In his message to the people of Ethiopia earlier today, Hailemariam said that the development that the country has witnessed over the past years put the integrity of the nation at risk, as the enemies of the country are not willing to see a developed Ethiopia.
"Our enemies particularly the ones known to be our enemies, are working day and night to see a disintegrated Ethiopia. It is expected that they will continue to do so," Hailemariam said.
In this regard, the government will work to ensure peace and stability as well as safety of the people so that to sustain the ongoing development of the country, he added.