Sad News: Obbo Edao Boru has passes away

Edao Boru (The Walking Library)

The Oromo Community Organization of Washington DC (OCO) has learned that Oromia’s famous and highly respected historian, a man also known as a moving library, Obbo Edao Boru, passed away this week on July 18, 2017.

Obbo Edao was known for his unparalleled memory of history of the Oromo and other peoples of the region, and millions will miss him.
On behalf of the Oromo living in Washington DC Metropolitan area, the Oromo Community Organization of Washington DC would like to expresses its deep condolence to the family members and friends?of obbo Edao Boru.
This Saturday, 22 July 2017, there will be a memorial ceremony of Obbo Edao in Nashville, TN, and his body will be sent to Oromia, where he will be buried in the presence of his relatives and friends.