University Of Zambia students have been urged to develop systems that will establish a culture of cleanliness before putting significant funds in the ‘keep unza clean’ campaign. University Of Zambia (UNZA) students have been urged to develop systems that will establish a culture of cleanliness before putting significant funds in the ‘Keep UNZA Clean’ campaign.
Speaking during the Keep Unza Clean day held at UNZA Great East Road Main Campus, University of Zambia Council (UNZACC) Chairperson Sherry Thole, said the University management should develop systems that will uphold cleanliness.
She said the campaign can only be successful if management partners with the students as they are the critical patrons.
“Management should develop systems that will uphold cleanliness. If this campaign is to be successful, management should partners with the students because they are the critical patrons” she said.
Speaking at the same event, UNZA Deputy Dean of students John Munkobwa, said the campaign which was launched on 20th March, 2013 by the School of Education ,the pioneers of the clean and green environment campaign has how been adopted by the entire Unza populance.
Mr. Munkombwe said the Keep Unza Clean Campaign is expected to be practiced by every student at the institution as opposed to the previous situation were most of the work was done by the students in the school of education.
And Speaking in an interview with Lusaka Star, Eco-police (Umodzi Network) vice chairperson Joseph Daka, said the campaign is a student driven agenda and is aimed at keeping the university clean as well as to promote good health at the institution.
Mr. Daka however bemoaned lack of commitment from other schools at the institution.
“Even though all schools at the institution were sent memos by the vice chancellor, only a few students in the school of humanities and natural sciences turned up for the cleaning” he said.