Born in 1940 (E.C.) at Addis Ababa, only son amidst two girls, Kiros had his early education in Miazia 27 Comprehensive Secondary School at Jimma. His only childhood ambition was to become an officer in theArmed Forces. His hobbies are swimming and reading. he wishes to visit Hawaii and Japan, the former to see its palm-fringed beaches and the latter to see Tokyo at night. He would like to marry any time after seven years. His choice is restricted to a sportive, home-loving and reticent girl. Believing in hard work, he hopes to reach the highest rank in the army. He is, as it were a serious student of music, in the sense that music never tires him.