Born in 1941 (E.C) in Arus.si, eldest in a family of 5, Hailu’s earliest ambition was to doctor. He plays tennis, volley-ball and basket-ball. Ris hobbies incelude photography, music, dancing and riding. G.B. Shaw is his only favourite author. Has not yet given thought to the subject of marriage. Keen on visiting West Germany and Israel. His ambition is to lead a para-trooper battalion in battle. On retirement he wishes to start a modern co-operative farm.