Prof. Mekuria Bulcha and Mr. Odaa Xasee, the representatives of the Oromo Liberation Front, conducted a town hall meeting with members, supporters of the Oromo Liberation Front, and the Oromo community at large in the Dallas/Fort Worth metropolitan area on February 16, 2013. The officials discussed issues pertaining to the settled controversies between the two OLF units. They clarified issues, on which both parties agreed to settle the disagreement, that divided the organization for more than a decade.
They said the agreement was indispensable in order to overcome the challenges our struggle was facing and to achieve the objective of the organization. They expressed the importance and needs of a reasonable cooperation, and sacrifices that all of us must make to meet our people's noble goal. They mentioned that they had drawn enough lessons from the past mistakes/experiences that resulted in weaknesses that they would never repeat them in the future.