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Obasanjo goes to Ethiopia for mediation talks

Former President Olusegun Obasanjo on Monday left Nigeria for Ethiopia to mediate within the conflict between the government and the northern Tigray region.

The ex-president’s spokesman, Kehinde Akinyemi, confirmed the development to journalists.

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“He’s going there (Ethiopia) for mediation,” he mentioned.

The Ethiopian authorities had on November 4 introduced a navy operation within the northern Tigray area in a dramatic escalation of a long-running feud with the area’s ruling party, the Tigray People’s Liberation Front (TPLF).



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