The University of Zambia (UNZA) says the institution will only re-open at the end of this month once it meets the standards set by Lusaka City Council (LCC) Inspectors.
UNZA Registrar Sitali Wamundila said the management is working tirelessly to ensure that areas that require attention are attended to in order to meet the essential health standards.
Mr. Wamundila disclosed that after the inspection made by the Public Health inspectors from the LCC, management at the institution has been working hard to ensure that the areas reported are worked on.
ZANIS reports that the Registrar cited the rehabilitation of the ablution blocks, mending of the water leakages and general improvement of water supply as some of the works being undertaken by the university.
He explained that the management has spent about K1 million towards the maintenance of the institution.
Mr.wamundila retaliated that lack of financial and human resources faced by the institution has contributed to the delay in completing rehabilitation works.
He added that the university has been built for over 50 years therefore, its infrastructure requires massive rehabilitation.
Mr. Wamundila explained that the institution is the largest university in the country in terms of infrastructure and student number and that the amount of work required to conclude the rehabilitation is also massive.