Beyene Petros

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Beyene Petros
Assumed office
2005 (second term)
Member of Parliament
for Badawacho
Personal details
Born 1950
Nationality Ethiopian
Political party United Ethiopian Democratic Forces
Profession politician, Opposition party Chairman
Religion Christian

Professor Beyene Petros Lodamo (born 11 March 1950) is a professor at Addis Ababa University and a member of the Ethiopian House of People's Representatives, representing an electoral district in Badawacho [1] of Hadiya Zone.

Professor Beyene joined the staff of the University in 1979 when he became a Lecturer. He became a Professor of Biology in 2009.

Professor Beyene was first elected to the CPR in the May 2000 elections. In the 2003 parliament, he served as chairman for the combined Council of Alternative Forces for Peace and Democracy in Ethiopia, the Southern Ethiopia Peoples' Democratic Coalition, and the Hadiya National Democratic Organization. When parties joined to form the United Ethiopian Democratic Forces (UEDF) in 2004, Prof. Beyene became the chairman of the UEDF. He by now is serving as chairman for Ethiopian Federal Democratic Forum (Medrek).


  1. ^ "House of Peoples' Representatives of the Federal Republic of Ethiopia", Ethiopian Parliament website (accessed 6 October 2009)

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