On this day of 2 July 1992 at 8:48 pm, Jaatani Ali was assasinated by TPLF agents
IN LOVING MEMORY OF JAATANI ALI TANDU
Born: 1939 Died: 1992
Jaatani Ali Tandu, Borana, Oromo leader, former Provincial Governor of Borana Province in Southern Oromia, shot dead by the operatives of Tigray People’s Liberation Front Ethiopian People’s Democratic Front (TPLF/EPRDF) in Nairobi on 2nd July, 1992. Jaatani was born in 1939 to Borana-Oromo parentage at a place called Melbana in Southern Oromia. He was an extraordinary public servant even through the most difficult times. He served the Oromo people with distinction. That is why he is one of the most beloved sons of Oromia and history will remember him in that light.
Book: Jatani Ali Tandhu: Life & Legacy of a Borana Statesman, by Tadhi Liban (Author)