Demeke Mekonnen Hassen (Amharic: ደመቀ መኮንን?) is an Ethiopian politician who has been Deputy Prime Minister of Ethiopia since 2012.. Background. Demeke was born in Gojjam province, and later was resettled to Chagni Woreda of the Agew Awi in Gojjam province when the Derg regime relocated people to resettle in other areas. 
Demeke Mekonnen Hassen (Amharic: ደመቀ መኮንን) is an Ethiopian politician, and the current Deputy Prime Minister of Ethiopia.He is also Chairman of the ANDM (Amhara National Democratic Movement) and Deputy Chair of EPRDF
An immediate rival of Abiy for the premiership, Shiferaw Shigute, from the south, was given an expanded Agriculture Ministry, while another, Demeke Mekonnen from the Amhara National Democratic Movement, remains Deputy Prime Minister ...
Demeke Mekonnen Hassen. It was not clear who would replace Hailemariam, who resigned as chairman of the ruling coalition that contains four parties representing Ethiopia's ethnic groups and has governed the country.