Major General Gerezgher “Wuchu” Passed Away


The Eritrean Government and its Defense Forces today lost one of its giants.

ጅግና ኣይነብርን'ዩ ታሪኩ እዩ ዝውረስ
“ጅግና ኣይነብርን’ዩ ታሪኩ እዩ ዝውረስ” R.I.P

By TesfaNews,

Veteran fighter Major General Gerezgheri “Wuchu” Andemariam who has been under medical treatment in Asmara has passed away today at the age of 64.

The late Major General Gerezgheri “Wuchu” was the Chief of Staff of the Eritrean Defense Forces. He was active in the Eritrean Liberation Movement and involved in the independence struggle during the period of Ethiopian rule over Eritrea since 1971.

Presidential adviser Yemane Ghebreab confirmed the news and called General ‘Wuchu’ as an Eritrean legend, ardent patriot and brave commander. 

May his soul rest in eternal peace. We would like to extend our condolences to all his families and friends.

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Maj. General Gebregziabher Andemariam (Wuchu) Passes Away

By Shabait,

(Asmara, 06 March 2014) – The Chief of Staff of the Eritrean Armed Forces, Maj. General Gebregziabher Andemariam (Wuchu), passed away today at the age of 64. The veteran fighter has been under medical treatment inside the country and abroad.

The late Maj. General Gebregziabher joined the Liberation Forces in 1971 and served in various capacities ranging from a rank-and-file member to Front Commander, and demonstrated heroic feats in challenging military engagements requiring exemplary bravery and sense of steadfastness. The departed heroic fighter indeed served his people and nation with remarkable spirit of dedication.

The late veteran fighter is married and father of 8.

The funeral ceremony of Maj. General Gebregziabher Andemariam (Wuchu) would be conducted on Saturday (March 8) at Asmara Patriots Cemetery at 10 AM.

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