Great Ethiopian patriot and a hero, Lt. General Jagema Kello passed away at 96

The great Ethiopian hero Jagema Kello passed away today.

Jagema Kello - Ethiopian Hero - Patriot - passed away - Ethiopia

borkena, Ethiopian News
April 7,2017

One of Ethiopia’s most celebrated patriot and a hero, Lt. General Jagema Kello passed away at 96 in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia

He severed in the Ethiopian military during the imperial government of Emperor Haileselassie.

He was only 15 years old when he led a resistance force against fascist Italy which invaded Ethiopia in the late 1930’s.

known for his bravery and fighting skills, he inflicted heavy damage on the invading fascist Italy forces; killed and captured hundreds of the invading fascist forces.

He made appearances in radio talk show with Sheger FM a few years ago and fondly narrated the years of resistance against Italian forces in Ethiopia, among other things.

He is survived by five children.

Check out three parts interview he had in recent years





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