“Recruit former cadres of TPLF to be members of Prosperity Party, investigate if they still have connections with their party. Execute them if they don’t obey or seem to challenge the offer” (Tigray Prosperity Party Letter, 2021).
This is news is coming as the National Election Board of Ethiopia (NEBE) have cancelled the Tigray People’s Liberation Front (TPLF). The NEBE have rescinded the political party license of the TPLF. Meaning the TPLF isn’t a party in their registrars anymore.
However, just as the Law Enforcement Operation in the Tigray region continues. The Prosperity Party have an Interim Government appointed by Addis Ababa. The PP plans to further their powers in the region. Not only crush the armed paramilitary group affiliated with the TPLF. They are also planning to takeover the masses of members too.
The Prosperity Party is planning to take the members, the cadres and the ones who are participating in the party. In the party that it has deemed as “terrorist”. This means the PP seem to be into the idea of boosting its membership by taking away the members of TPLF. That is clearly in ambition to ensure the PP have grounds and popularity in Mekelle.
The PP needs the public on its side. Even if they have been doing warfare since 3rd November 2020 in the region. They still need support and friendly faces. That is now a mission to convert TPLF cadres to the PP: From the same government that has killed former ministers and civilians for 3 months in the area.
The PP has a hard cause. The ones who does switch allegiance now is betraying the Tigray and their cause. That is just what happens. They are either traitors at home or heroes in Addis. In a conflict like this. The ones switching will be marked and be moles. This is why the initial drive to do is will only cause more damage to the TPLF. Which in the end is a victory for PP:
However, the PP seems to be ideologically bankrupt, if they are willing to convert and let TPLF cadres be members. This means the ones who is the sole reason for this Operation is apparently good enough to consolidated in the party. Which means they couldn’t be as evil or dangerous. Even though the PP will execute the ones who they deem unfit. That means they can sentence someone to life, if they are vetted or not following the orders. Then they are fair game and practically getting a death sentence.
That shows the sinister side of the PP. They have already come out last year with a selective recruitment process. This is a continuation of that, but on in the Tigray region. Where they are accepting the TPLF cadres are either welcome or “Dead Men Walking”. Seems like a horrific method of adding new members to a political party. Especially, if this party is supposed to reform and come in peace. Peace.