714 students of Hana Primary School in Lafto Sub-City were tested and found to have no food poisoning problems.
Addis Ababa City Education Bureau Head Zelalem Msoto, Addis Ababa City Health Bureau Deputy Head Dr. Mulugeta Endale and Addis Ababa City Food Agency Director General Anchinsesh Tesfaye made the statement.
Addis Ababa Education Bureau Head, Zelalem Msoto, said two students were injured in the accident and some of them were taken to a medical center.
He said the city administration is providing education and uniforms to all primary and secondary schools, saving parents from high costs and educating them. “We feel responsible,” he said.
Addis Ababa Health Bureau Deputy Head, Dr. Mulgeta, on his part said that 714 students went to the medical centers and found that there were no food poisoning problems except for the vomiting symptoms of 7 students.
Dr. Mulugeta said the blood and feces samples of the seven students are being tested and the results will be announced to the public.
Addis Ababa City Nutrition Agency Director General, Anchinesh Tesfaye, said about 600,000 students are receiving food service in the city administration’s schools.