Born in 1939 (E.C) at Harar, eldest among seven sons and four daughters. Originally wanted to become an engineer, but changed his mind and joined the Academy. He delights in tinkering, with electrical gadgets. He plans to marry early in life a “decent career girl” of average beauty.- Hopes to go to Hawaii for his honey-moon”. Cosmopolitan in tastes- Fond of Indian, Chinese and Sudanese music- Wishes to visit Israel and Japan.