Rivers State University bans nose rings, tattoos, ankle chains, short skirts, others

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In a bid to inculcate the culture of decent dressing on students on campus, the Senate of the Rivers State University in a memo signed by the registrar and addressed to the institution Student Union Government – SUG and all students directed that some of the following indecent dressing pattern be stopped forthwith

The text of the memo as received by 9News Nigeria reads:



Registrar/Secretary to Senate TO: President of SUG, All Students

Ban on Indecent Dressing by Students on Camp

I am directed to inform you that Senate has banned indecent dressing by students on campus with immediate effect.

I am further directed to Inform you that this ban is sequel to a memo presented by the Committee of Provost and Deans and considered by Senate at its 291st Regular Meeting held on Thursday, 29th September, 2022.

By this ban, it Is now prohibited for any student to dress the following way on campus:

  1. Wearing of “spaghetti gown” by female students.
  2. Wearing of short skirt above the knees by female students.
  3. Colouring of hair by both male and female students.
  4. Sagging of trousers by both male and female students
  5. Wearing of earrings by male students and nose rings by female students.
  6. Wearing of tattoos by both male and female students.
  7. Wearing of ankle chain by female students.
  8. Wearing of long eyelashes by female students.
  9. Wearing of gown/blouse that exposes the navel or breast by female students.
  10. Wearing of tattered jean trousers by both male and female students
  11. Wearing of birthroom slippers or bon short to the classroom.
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1 am in the circumstance, directed to draw the attention of all students to the above decision and hereby request that you please note and comply accordingly.

Dr. S.C. Enyindah

Registrar/Secretary to Senate

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