Major development programs have been implemented in Tessenei sub-zone through active popular participation with a view to promoting the socio-economic wellbeing of the inhabitants. Tessenei, 5 January 2011 – Major development programs have been implemented in Tessenei sub-zone through active popular participation with a view to promoting the socio-economic wellbeing of the inhabitants.
In a report he presented at an assessment meeting, the Administrator of the sub-zone, Mr. Tekleberhan Gebreweld, indicated that the implemented programs focused on expansion of potable water supply, education, health and other social services. He further pointed out that a solar energy-generated potable water supply project has been implemented in Adi-Omer administrative area at a cost of about 2 million Nakfa. Besides, 80 km.-long water pipelines have been installed in Tessenei town, in addition to the construction of 60 water distribution stations. Similar tasks have also been accomplished towards easing potable water supply problem in Omhajer administrative area, Mr. Tekleberhan elaborated.
Moreover, he explained that additional classrooms and teachers’ residence have been constructed in the administrative areas of Sitimo and Talatasher. A new junior school has also been built in Tessenei, in addition to the construction of foam-made housing residential complexes at an expenditure of over 7.7 million Nakfa, renovation of streets, upgrading of football field and construction of temporary classroom facility.
Reports further indicated that soil and water conservation activities were carried out through popular campaign, whereas a total of 107 martyrs’ families have been rehabilitated through extending assistance. Mr. Tekkeberhan went on to say that action plan for 2011 includes the construction of a new hospital in Tessenei, a health station in Enjihai administrative area and the rehabilitation of families of martyrs and grouping scattered villages, among others.