The University of Ilorin, Nigeria, as at 22nd of January, 2018, have released a dress code for their students. as they stated that the mode of dressing of an individual is a reflection of their character.
All students are reminded that the dress code put in place must be observed at all times. Some of the dress code do’s and don’ts, are: For Females; wearing short, skimpy dress, skirts above the knees, tight trousers, see through materials, unpacked hair, fixing if hair attachmens. For Males; Sagging, tattered trousers, knickers, and unaccceptable hair cut styles.
EVERY STUDENT MUST HANG STUDENT I.D.
CARD ON HIS / HER NECK
You are hereby required to note that the
following constitute inappropriate mode of
dressing that will not be tolerated in the
University environment (including Lecture Halls,
Library, Laboratories, Examination Venues,
Seminar Rooms, Faculties and Administrative
building as well as in University Vehicles):
1. Dress that exposes any sensitive parts
of the body e.g. cleavage, chest, back,
navel, thigh and armpit (clothes that
reveal the armpits when hands are
raised e.g. sleeveless/half sleeves);
2. Tight fitting wears;
3. Transparent/See Through Wears;
4. Tattered Jeans/Ripped Jeans;
5. T-shirts with obscene inscriptions,
depicting immorality, hooliganism, etc.;
6. Indelible markings and body tattoos by
7. Leggings/Jeggings trousers with
8. Skimpy dresses e.g. Spaghetti,
Camisole only, body hugs, topless
blouse and shorts;
10. Bathroom slippers not acceptable within
the administrative and academic areas;
11. Heavy make-ups;
12. Sagging trousers;
13. Wearing of earrings by male students;
14. Rumpled and dirty clothes;
15. Skin/ear piercing by male students;
16. Dread, Galax, Fadeoutand Rough Coil
Haircuts, Unkempt Appearance; and
17. Hair plaiting or weaving by male
Some Faculties and Departments have
prescribed Dress Codes for their students.
Students in such Faculties or Departments are
expected to comply with such Codes.
THE WAY YOU DRESS DETERMINES THE WAY
YOU ARE ADDRESSED.
while some people vote for the motion, saying that it would allow the students focus more on their academics, and avoid frivolities, others, say that the rules for dress code in a federal university is un-called for. What do you think about this new development?