While cutting down the central government is the evident thought process behind the union, in reality, the point is likewise smoothing the street towards the withdrawal of Tigray.
For the Oromo Liberation Front (OLF), to which the OLA is, to all aims and purposes, the tactical wing, full independence for the Oromo public including withdrawal had been its essential objective since its commencement in 1973.
In 2012, the gathering purportedly dropped the withdrawal interest and pledged to pursue the solidarity of Ethiopia. That was scarcely a year after the TPLF-drove alliance government assigned OLF a psychological oppressor association. As indicated by one of its establishing individuals, the TPLF's political plan had additionally been re-situated after initially seeking after the autonomous republic of Tigray.