The authorities in Lagos State University (LASU) has criminalized wearing of miniskirts, face caps, wicked jeans, among others.
Also on the ban list in the circular the school’s Vice Chancellor, Professor Ibiyemi Olatunji-Bello issued are rolling of long sleeve shirts, skimpy and revealing clothes, dark glasses, and male students plaiting hairs, using ear-ring and wearing necklace.
In the statement, Olatunji-Bello directed lecturers to run rule over the students by denying erring ones access to lecture halls.
The VC equally charged Faculties and Departmental heads to ensure the dress-code are complied with in their buildings.
The circular read in part, “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; wearing of face caps or complete covering of face (very dark glasses), wearing “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.