University of Zambia Registrar Sitali Wamundila has announced the indefinite closure of the institution owing to the cholera outbreak.

In a statement today, Wamundila stated that UNZA would provide transport to all 10 provinces for those without means of getting home.

“Meanwhile, for those who may not have means for returning back to their homes, they are directed to get in touch with the Office of the Dean of Students for details on free transport that has been arranged to take students to all the 10 provincial headquarters. All students at both campuses are being directed to leave with immediate effect,” Wamundila stated.

Wamundila, however stated that business, for members of staff, would continue as usual.

“Meanwhile, all staff of the university are being guided to continue operating normally,” stated Wamundila.