Lagos State University (LASU) has banned students from indecent dress on its campus and instructed lecturers to prevent indecently dressed students from attending classes.
The instruction came through a circular issued by the University’s Vice-Chancellor, Professor Ibiyemi Olatunji-Bello,
Who noted that “students have been ignoring the institution’s rules and regulations regarding the dress code.”
VC also calls on all provosts, deans, department chairs, and staff to ensure that students dress appropriately in each college, school, and department.
The dress code says students should avoid “sheer dresses, mini and bodysuits and other clothing that exposes sensitive parts of the body”, the notice said.
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“Students are also prohibited from wearing ragged, soiled, ripped jeans or jeans with obscene subliminal messages; wearing shirts without buttons; improperly buttoned; rolled up sleeves or flapping collars, wearing face masks or wearing very dark glasses Cover your face completely,” it said.
“Wearing tight clothing; wearing clothing that exposes sensitive body parts; wearing shirts and tops with obscene, obscene, or attractive Butt level clothing and any other form of indecent pants and body piercings and tattoos.
“Male students are banned from wearing earrings and necklaces, including braiding, braiding or tying their hair.
“female students Bad, unkempt, extreme wigs or colored artificial hair, brightly colored hair/lashes/browns, fixed long eyelashes, fingernails and artificial braids are prohibited,” the circular said.
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