The Management of the Taraba State University (TSU), has prohibited the wearing of the following outfits; miniskirts, face caps, rolled sleeves, and other indecent attire on campus.
This was stated in a circular issued by the school’s Vice Chancellor, Professor Sunday Paul Bako, ordering lecturers in the institution to start denying students access to lecture halls due to inappropriate clothing.
The VC also stated that the students had consistently disregarded the university’s dress code rules and regulations.
He also advised deans, department heads, and faculty officers to ensure that students dress appropriately within their respective colleges, schools, and faculties.
Wearing transparent dresses, mini and skimpy dresses, and other clothes that reveal sensitive parts of the body was prohibited and highlighted in the circular.
Students are also prohibited from wearing tattered and dirty jeans with holes or obscene subliminal messages; shirts without buttons; shirts that are improperly buttoned; rolling of sleeves or flying collar; and wearing of face caps or complete face covering with very dark glasses.”
Others include, “Wearing of tight fitting apparels; wearing clothes that reveal sensitive parts of the body; wearing shirts and tops with obscene, obnoxious or seductive inscription “baggy, saggy or ass level clothes and any other form of indecent trousers and piercing of body and tattooing.”
While the male students were barred from wearing ear rings and necklace, including plaiting, weaving or bonding of hair, the female students were cautioned not to wear, “lousy, unkempt, extremely bogus hair or coloured artificial hair, brightly tinted hair/eye lashes/brown, fixing of long eye lashes, nails and artificial dreadlock.”
The University Management however noted that any student found violating the dress code in the premises would be sanctioned accordingly.