Hajji Omar Idris is a mufti and leader of Ethiopian Muslims, who represent 40 percent of Ethiopia’s population. Widely respected, he is a proponent of Muslim unity and was elected as President of the Ethiopian Islamic Affairs Supreme Council in May 2019, marking the first peaceful transition of leadership since the council was formed. Hajji Idris is also President of the Fatwa and Da’wa Councils.
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