Ethiopian Education Minster Warns Students Not to Interrupt Classes
November 17, 2017 - Ethiopian Education Minister, Tilaye Gete, warned higher education students not to interrupt normal classes at universities, reports Ethiopian news agency.
In a press conference, Tilaye stated that some universities especially Metu and Ambo in Ethiopia's central Oromia regional state have had their normal educational classes interrupted by unrest instigated by a small group of students.
He also said students who have grievances should follow legal ways, while urging school staff and students' parents to help smooth learning process in universities.
"Consultations are underway with students and stakeholders to resolve the problems that occurred in Metu, Ambo and other higher learning institution," the minister said.
Since 2016, universities in Oromia regional state in particular have been home to protesting ethnic Oromo students vexed by alleged political and economic disenfranchisement of their community.