Oromiya Builds 66 Primary Schools

Oromiya Builds 66 Primary Schools

 

Addis Ababa, August 3 (WIC)-- The Oromiya Education Bureau disclosed that 66 new primary schools will begin accepting students next academic year.

 

Ato Demise Negese, Head of Project Services at the bureau, told WIC that the schools were built this year at the cost of 20 million birr.

 

The new schools will enroll 26,800 students, bringing the state's primary education coverage to 56 percent, from 52 per cent now, he added.

 

The state government provided 14 million birr for the construction of the school, while the remaining 6 million birr was made available by local development organizations, the World Bank and the African Development Bank.