Addis Ababa, August 7, 2020 (FBC) –Prime Minister Dr Abiy Ahmed has donated 110 million birr generated from the sale of his book ‘Medemer’ to office of the First Lady.
The Prime Minister today handed over the money to First Lady Zinash Tayachew to be used for the construction of schools in rural parts of the country.
Office of the First Lady is currently building 20 schools, of which seven are now completed, while the remaining 13 are at 90%. They will go operational next academic year.
Speaking at the handover ceremony, the Prime Minister stated that “we feel so proud for spending the proceeds from the book for public development.”
Office of the First Lady said that the donation will be used to build additional schools in all regional states.