Asmara, 02 January 2022 – The funeral service of veteran freedom fighter and one of the pioneers and prominent leaders of the Eritrean Liberation struggle, Mr. Romodan Mohammed-Nur was conducted today, 02 January at Asmara Martyrs Cemetery in the presence of President Isaias Afwerki, senior Government and PFDJ officials, Army Commanders as well as religious leaders, family members, and others within the confines of COVID-19 guidelines.
President Isaias Afwerki, Mr. Yemane Gebreab, Head of Political Affairs of the PFDJ, Gen. Flipos Woldeyohannes, Chief of Staff of the Eritrean Armed Forces, and the late veteran fighter’s son Kaml Romodan laid a wreath at the cemetery.
Veteran fighter Romodan joined the Eritrean Liberation Front (ELF) in 1964 and was Commissioner of the Fourth Department in the early years of the liberation struggle.
Mr. Romodan was one of the founders of the Eritrean People’s Liberation Front (EPLF) and was elected as the Secretary of the EPLF in its first Congress.
After Independence, Mr. Romodan served his nation and people as Governor of the Northern Red Sea Region and Minister of Justice.
Veteran freedom fighter Romodan Mohammed-Nur passed away at the age of 83 due to illness on 29 December 2021 in Khartoum, Sudan where he has been receiving treatment.
Veteran freedom fighter Romodan Mohammed-Nur is survived by his six children.
Expressing deep sorrow of the passing away of veteran fighter Romodan Mohammed-Nur, the Government of Eritrea and the PFDJ express condolences to the Eritrean people, families, and friends.