Amhara National Democratic Movement (ANDM)

The Ethiopian peoples Democratic Movement (EPDM) the precursor of ANDM was found on Nov 1980 in Tigray, at a place known as Tekrarwuha. The founding fathers were the former members of the EPRP who splintered themselves from the party. After organizing itself under a democratic program for three months, the movement waged an armed struggle against the Derg from the Waghimra province of Wollo region. With in a limited time span, the movement managed to liberate the broad masses of Waghimra from the Derg rule. EPDM convened its first organizational conference in Waghimra province, at a place named Jerba Yohannes. This was in Nov 1983. The movement has so far conducted eight organizational conferences. At present, the organization has over a million members and is the governing party of the Amhara regional state of Ethiopia. ANDM has transformed the lives of the people of the regional state and particular the organization is highly credited in assuring a significant change in education, agricultural development, environment protection, investment and growth of small and medium scale business  enterprises


Leadership of ANDM

ANDM has its own leadership that is democratically elected. Accordingly the executive committee members of the party are Mr. Addisu Legesse (Chair man), Mr. Demeke Mekonen ( V. Chiraman ) , Mr Bereket Simon, Mr Ayalew Gobeze, Mr Tefera Walwa, Mr Tefera Derebew, Mr Tadesse Kassa, Mr Berhan Hailu, Mr Gedu Andargachw.

Congress

So far, the party held seven (7) Congress these is:-
  • 1st organizational congress took place in 1983 at a place called Jerba Yohannes in Waghimra province.
  • 2nd Organizational Congress was conducted in June 1989 inside Jaba care.
  • The 3rd Organizational Congress hold in 1994 at Bahir Dar. At this congress. The party name which was Ethiopian People’s Democratic Movement which holds multinational purpose changed to Amhara National Democratic Movement.
  • The 4th Organizational Congress was conducted on November 1996 in Gonder
  • The 5th Congress held on 2000 in Bahir Dar
  • The 6th Organizational Congress hold on September 2004 in Bahir Dar.
  • The 7th Organizational Congress on September 2006, in Bahir Dar.
  • The 8th Organizational Congress on September 2008, in Bahir Dar.


ANDM_statue.pdf

COUNCIL MEMBERS OF ANDM

1. Yoseph Reta
2. Kassa Teklebirhan
3. Melaku Fenta
4. Yinager Dessie
5. Hilawe Yoseph
6. Dr. Sintayehu Woldemichael
7. Telaye Gete
8. Mrs. Misrak Mekonnen
9. Yohannes Boyalew
10. Alemnew Mekonnen
11. Getachew Ambaye
12. Alemayehu Sewagegn
13. Bazezew Chane
14. Dr. Asrat Genet
15. Mrs. Shitaye Minale
16. Getachew Hilemariam
17. Getachew Mengeste
18. Kebede Chane
19. Yalew Abate
20. Mrs. Zimam Assefa
21. Mulugeta Wuletaw
22. Seyoum Mekonnen
23. Mrs. Frehiwot Ayalew
24. Ahmed Abetew
25. Mrs. Zenebu Tadesse
26. Tefera Feyisa
27. Nega Tsegaye
28. Shimelis Belachew
29. Tesfaye Getachew
30. Mekonnen Yelewmwosen
31. Melse Telahun
32. Desalegn Ambaw
33. Dr. Yeshi Mebrat (Female)
34. Hassen Yesuf
35. Arega Kebede
36. Genet Gebreegziabher





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