The Federal University of Agriculture Makurdi, Benue State has come up with dress code for female, outlawing what it sees as indecent dressing.
The school said it has approved the dress code for students of the institution staying on campus.
It released an internal memo dated Tuesday, April 20, 2021, saying it has equally set up a Taskforce Committee to enforce the implementation of the approved dress code for students.
“The Security department is part of the enforcement task Force, therefore, all Unit Heads and Zonal Commanders are directed to enforce the Dress Code accordingly.” the memo stated.
The memo also listed the acceptable dress code for male students. It stated that hair should be well combed at all times and the cuts should not be coloured or carry any inscriptions.
“Artificial curled hair, dreadlocks, plaiting, weaving, braiding are not acceptable. Beards must be well kept, clothing jewelry with cult connotation should not be allowed”
According to the memo, all wears by female students should be below the knee level and hair styles should be neatly packed and weaved.
“Hair extensions with colours such as blue, green, white, yellow, red, pink and purple or a combination of any of these colours are not acceptable. Trousers are allowed but should be complemented with tops that cover the buttocks” the memo stated.
The institution outlawed all forms of indecent dressing by both male and female students including tight fitting, transparent wears, ripped jeans, T-shirts with obscene inscriptions, depicting immorality, hooliganism and cultism.
Others are body tattoos by male students, leggings trousers with short tops, skimpy dress like Spaghetti, camisole, body hugs, shorts, knickers, bathroom slippers and heavy makeup.
The institution ordered members of the taskforce to bar improperly dressed students from entering the campus, offices, lectures and examination halls.
It said that erring students should be suspended for 4 weeks and issued a warning letter.
“Repeated case after two weeks warning or four weeks suspension should attract suspension for one academic session or outright expulsion as the case may be,” the memo read.