Sebhat Ephrem

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Sebhat Ephrem
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2nd Minister of Health of Eritrea
In office
1994–1995
Preceded by Haile Mehtsun
Succeeded by Saleh Meki
3rd Minister of Defence of Eritrea
In office
1995 – present
Preceded by Mesfin Hagos
Personal details
Born 1951
[Axum, Tigray]] [1]
Political party PFDJ

Sebhat Ephrem (Tigrinya: ሰብሓት ኤፍረም; b. 1951, Axum, Tigray) is the Minister of Defence for Eritrea, and former Eritrean People's Liberation Front commander during the Eritrean War of Independence.

Sebhat attended high school at the Evangelical Lutheran High School in Asmara, Eritrea. Sebhat Ephrem served from June 1992 to March 1994 as the Governor of Asmara. From March 1994 to May 1995 he served as the Minister of Health. In both positions he brought structure and reorganization to these offices. After leaving the military in June 1992, he returned to the army in May 1995 with the rank of General and was appointed and confirmed as Minister of Defense.[1]


References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Killion, Tom (1998). Historical Dictionary of Eritrea. ISBN 0-8108-3437-5.