Jijiga Branch

Since 2004, the establishment of the Ethiopian Space Science Society has been striving to make societal attitude changes towards Astronomy, space science and technology fields , by engaging the society in different levels. In this effort, the society established 20 branch offices in different cities of Ethiopia, among them is Jijiga. The Jijiga branch is located inside the Jijiga University with over hundred members from the university community and the general public. This page aims to provide useful information about space activities taking place in Jijiga area,in the frame work of ESSS outreach and education program past, present and future.

About Jijiga University

JJU is one of the higher institutions in Ethiopia, which has become operational since March 2007. Jigjiga University is the first and only university in Somali National Regional State, established in the capital, Jigjiga, as the direct outcome of the policy of the government of the Federal Democratic Republic of Ethiopia, to expand higher education.

Name e-mail Position
1. Yohannes Mekonnen Emerie Chairman
2. Weldegebriel Mebratu Gebregergis V/Chairman
3. Yigzaw Likina Alehign Secretary
4. Abdurahman Ahmed Siso Casher
5. Mekonnen Girma Accountant
6. Zeresenay Tadesse Auditor

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