—Lusaka Province Minister, Freedom Sikazwe, has expressed disappointment at the state of sanitation system at the National Institute of Public Administration (NIPA) Lusaka.
Mr Sikazwe advised the management to be critical in running the institution that deals with students to avoid riotous behaviour.
The Provincial Minister was speaking after conducting a tour of the institution and other areas in Lusaka Central Constituency yesterday.
Mr Sikazwe urged management to first resolve accommodation and sanitation problems if they wanted to have a good relationship with students.
He charged that poor sanitation in the college was due to negligence on the part of the management.
Mr Sikazwe said it is not government’s responsibility to clean the learning institution, adding that government would come in where the institution faces challenges which they have failed to solve.
He added that it was unfair for the students to protest over issues which could be solved, especially that they pay huge sums of money.
Mr sikazwe said that government will not allow the construction of new learning institution when the old ones are neglected.
And Executive Director of National Institute of Public Administration, Aswell Saka, said management was aware of the problems the school was facing and promised to work on them as soon as possible.
Mr Saka noted that the institution tried to solve its problems without involving the government in most instances.