Mayor of Addis Ababa
The Mayor of the Addis Ababa (Amharic: የአዲስ አበባ ከንቲባ ye-Adis Abeba Kentiba) is head of the executive branch of Addis Ababa's municipal government. The mayor's office is located in Addis Ababa City Hall.
|Mayor of Addis Ababa|
|Inaugural holder||Woldetsadik Goshu|
|Deputy||Solomon Kidane (Ph.D)|
History of the officeEdit
The mayoral office was established in 1910.
Being accountable to the mayor, the responsibilities of the deputy mayor include acting on behalf of the mayor in the absence or incapability of the latter, and performing other functions as assigned to him/her by the mayor.
List of mayorsEdit
Lord Mayor (Kantiba)Edit
|Bitwoded Wolde Tsadik Goshu||1910-1917|
|Bitwoded Haile Giyorgis Woldemikael||1917-1918|
|Dejazmach Wossene Zeamanuel||1918|
|Dejazmach Matebe Tessema||1918|
|Blattengeta Heruy Wolde Selassie||1918-1922|
|Ras Makonnen Endelkachew||1932-1934|
|Dejazmach Bitwoded Tengashaw Behabte||1934-1936|
|Dejazmach Takele Woldehawariat||1936||Acting|
Italian Governors of Addis AbabaEdit
|5 May 1936 to 27 May 1936||Giuseppe Bottai, Governor|
|1 June 1936 to 23 September 1938||Alfredo Siniscalchi, Governor|
|23 September 1938 to 1 January 1939||Francesco Camero Medici, Governor|
|1 January 1939 to 5 May 1939||Enrico Cerulli, Governor|
|5 May 1939 to 2 June 1940||Guglielmo Nasi, Governor|
|2 June 1940 to 3 April 1941||Giuseppe Daodice, Governor|
|3 April 1941 to 6 April 1941||Agenore Frangipani, Governor|
Restored Lord MayorEdit
|Ras Abebe Aregai||1941|
|Dejazmach Takele Woldehawariat||1942|
|Dejazmach Kebede Tesema||1942-1946|
|Ras Mesfin Sileshi||1947|
|Demissie Wolde Amanuel||1947-1956|
|Blattengeta Zewde Belayneh||1956-1957|
|Dejazmach Zewde Gebre-Sellassie||1958-1960|
|Haile Giorgis Workneh||1969-1973|
|Dr.Alemu Abebe||8 December 1977 – 1985|
|Mulu Alem Abebe||1991-1993|
|Arkebe Oqubay||24 Jan 2003- 9 May 2006|
|Berhane Deressa||9 May 2006 – 30 October 2008||Acting|
|Kuma Demeksa||30 October 2008 – 9 July 2013|
|Diriba Kuma||9 July 2013 – 17 July 2018|
|Takele Uma Benti||17 July 2018 –|
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- "Ethiopia Regions". WorldStatesmen.com. Archived from the original on October 4, 2013. Retrieved 21 August 2013.