Transition to Federation - U.N. Commissioner Anze Matienzo Arrived

21 Feb, 1951

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Following the passing of the UN resolution to federate Eritrea with Ethiopia, Anze Matienzo arrived in Eritrea to oversee the transition into federation.

content: U.N. Commissioner Anze Matienzo arrived to oversee federation of Eritrea with Ethiopia, seen here meeting Eritrean representatives U.N. Commissioner Anze Matienzo arrived to oversee federation of Eritrea with Ethiopia, seen here meeting Eritrean representatives

content: U.N. Commissioner Anze Matienzo with Eritrean representatives: pro-independece, first Mufti of Eritrea Sheikh Ibrahim Al-Mukhtar Ahmed Omer (center) and pro-union leader Tedla Bairu (to his right) U.N. Commissioner Anze Matienzo with Eritrean representatives: pro-independece, first Mufti of Eritrea Sheikh Ibrahim Al-Mukhtar Ahmed Omer (center) and pro-union leader Tedla Bairu (to his right)

  • Every day we are making Eritrean history. Let’s tell them. Soon they may be forgotten.