Baladera Council called a community meeting with Akaki Kality and Bole Sub-city residents at Kokeb Hall in Addis Ababa on April 13, 2019. The council canceled the meeting after receiving threats from groups and the police denying protection. The event left many wondering for the reason behind the cancellation. In order to address the questions, Addis Ababa Baladera Council released an official statement today. In the statement, the council addresses the events leading to the meeting and future course of actions.