Nobel winner from a farmer’s son

International Desk
12 October 2019, Sat
Published: 11:55 Updated: 01:50

Nobel winner from a farmer’s son

Ethiopian Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed Ali has been the winners of 'Nobel Peace Prize 2019'. He won the Nobel Peace Prize as the 100th person in the history of the Nobel Prize.

Abi is not the child of any influential family in that country, he was born in the home of a little peasant father. But today he is praised all over the world for showing the people of the world the path of peace.
The Norwegian Nobel Committee announced the winner of this year's Nobel Peace Prize from the capital Oslo at 11 am local time on Friday.

The winner will be awarded nine million Swedish kroner in Oslo next December.

Last year, Ethiopia agreed to a peace treaty with Eritrea. He made this incredible decision only six months in power.

In this, the last 20 years of the post-war border have been abolished. More than 70,000 people were killed in that war.

Abiy Ahmed made extensive liberalization reforms in Ethiopia after becoming Prime Minister in 2018. He has been able to make a big change in the country's strictly controlled society.

He freed thousands of opposition leaders from prison. Most important of all - he signed a peace treaty with neighboring Eritrea, ending two decades of war.

Abiy Ahmed, the son of a poor peasant, has become the hero of intelligence reform, the backbone of Africa's rapidly growing economy.

He eliminated conflict of decades with neighboring countries. He is described as an incredible leader of the country.

Friday's Nobel Laureate opens a new chapter in the incredible story of his life.

The 43-year-old African leader has taken a major change in his social system. He spreads that momentum across the border.

He not only freed the opposition leaders from jail but also apologized for the state oppression and atrocities that were imposed on them.

He also welcomed members of the armed group, who were termed as terrorists and expelled from the country by his predecessor.

However, there is also hostility towards economic planning. Especially the youth are protesting to oust him from power. But despite all this, the prospect of the Allies, his personal ambitions will prolong his upbringing.

Abi was born to a Muslim father and a Christian mother in the western city of Pisa. Power and water were scarce in their homes. He even had to grow up sleeping on the floor.

In an interview on the radio last month, he said, "We had to carry water from the river." He did not see electricity or asphalt-covered roads until he was in seventh grade.

Abhi Ahmed's political upheaval emerged through the formation of the ruling coalition Ethiopian People's Revolutionary Democratic Front (EPRDF).

He has a distinct fascination with technology. As a teenager, he joined the military as a radio operator.

Prior to joining the government, he received the rank of lieutenant colonel. He was also the founding head of the Ethiopian Cyber ​​Intelligence Information Network Security Agency.

In addition to winning the Nobel Peace Prize, he is also on the list of the most influential people in the world in the famous Time Magazine this year.