Minister of Higher Education Nkandu Luo has called for an end to students riots in all institutions of higher learning in the country.
And Professor Luo has assured retirees in public universities that their huge debt of packages will be dismantled in a period of three years.
Professor Luo says lessons should be learnt from the negative impact that riots and student unrests have caused and should be avoided at ALL costs.
The Minister of Higher Education was speaking when she separately addressed Copperbelt University-CBU students and members of staff at the Jambo Drive Campus this morning.
Meanwhile, Professor Luo disclosed that university councils which where dissolved in public universities in 2015 and replaced with caretaker committees will only be changed when the Higher Education Act goes through parliament.