National Election Board of Ethiopia (NEBE) to conduct referendum on Sidama Statehood Question!
NEBE hinted that the referendum on Sidama Statehood will be conducted within the coming five months. The Sidama statehood question proceeded within the proper legal procedures. The question was first approved by the Sidama Zonal council and then, submitted to the Southern Nations, nationalities and People’s regional council for referendum. The central committee of the Southern Ethiopian People's Democratic Movement (SEPDM) approved the statehood question and referred it to the National Election Board of Ethiopia (NEBE) for referendum. In its press release NEBE hinted that the referendum will be conducted within the coming five months. If approved, Ethiopian federation will be the agreement between ten regional states.
This is the flag of Sidama Liberation Front (SLF) and widely in use in relation with statehood campaign.