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Over 16mln birr secondary school built in Diredawa town

June 07, 2006 (WIC) A senior secondary school built with an outlay of more than 16.1 million birr in Diredawa town is readied for service, according to the Diredawa Provisional Administration Municipality.

Municipality Manager, Endale Shikur,said yesterday that the school which took two years to construct rests on 60 hectares of land and has six buildings.

The two buildings comprise 12 rooms and 24 classrooms each, while the others have staff lounge, library, three laboratories, 34 administrative offices, auditorium, store, fitting room and toilets among others.

According to Endale, the school can enrol 2,000 students at a time and will admit students next academic year. It will therefore minimize the congestion of classrooms in secondary schools of the town.

The fund for the construction of the school was allocated by the Federal Government,the manager stated. (END)

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