Ethiopian abenet agonafer in the USA controversy An calculable 1,000,000 Ethiopians took half within the seven kilometers road race that occurred in additional than one hundred cities nowadays beneath the theme “I run the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam”. Some 90,000 residents together with, children, disabled, old and therefore the youth from the capital capital of Ethiopia participated within the race and expressed to pursue their commitment till the completion of GERD. The race is aimed toward strengthening national agreement and unity towards realizing the completion of the dam besides mobilizing and raising fund. The sale of a pin with the image of GERD was formally launched with the the message “I have place my fingerprints on GERD.” All winners of the race together with girls, men, and disabled, ranking from 1-3 have received medals from the hands of state officers, far-famed athletes and representatives of Ethiopian patriots. Meanwhile, participants UN agency finished the race from fourth to twentieth got a certificate. Some twenty five million birr was planned to be collected from commercialism T-shirts, it absolutely was learned. The road race was organized by the workplace of National Council for Coordination of Public Participation on the development of GERD together with Athletics Federation and Ministry of Youth and Sports. It is to be recalled that concerning 760, 000 Ethiopians took half within the last similar road race on the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam. Government officers, outstanding athletes, artists and representatives from the old attended the colourful road race.