Students’ Unions from higher learning institutions in Lusaka have endorsed the ruling Patriotic Front 2021-2026 Manifesto on Education.
Zambian National Students Union -ZANASU- President Steven Kanyakula says students are happy that the manifesto is promising to expand student loan scheme to include private universities.
Kanyakula says politicians promising free education are merely promising unattainable plans which can lead to the collapse of the education sector.
He adds that students have also endorsed the candidature of President Edgar Lungu because he means well for Zambia’s educations sector.
Kanyakula said this during a meeting for students from high learning institutions in Lusaka at the National Institute of Public Administration-NIPA.
And NIPA students Union President Aaron Siame also thanked President Lungu for considering expanding student’s loans to private universities.