Benue State University Bans Dreadlocks, Armless Shirts, Miniskirts, Other ‘Indecent’ Dresses, Threatens Sanctions For Students ๐ŸŽŠ The Scoper Media



ย  ย  ย The administration of Benue State University (BSU) has declared a ban on dreadlocks hair, make-up, skirts above the knee, and other dress codes deemed unsuitable and immoral.

In a statement issued on Saturday, January 13, the universityโ€™s task force committee warned that any student found breaching the approved dress code will face sanctions.

The statement in part reads: โ€œThe Taskforce Committee writes to address student on the dress code and artificiality both on campus and off-campus as follows:


โ€œBOYS: No sagging, No Makeup, No dreading of hair (dada), No dyeing of hair (colouring of hair), No wearing of shorts/three-quarter trousers to Lectures, No leaving of hair uncombed, No wearing of armless shirts, No wearing of earring, No plaiting of hair, No keeping of heavy beards, No wearing crazy trousers, and other indecencies.

โ€œGIRLS: No body hug, No wearing of armless clothes, No dyeing of hair (colouring of hair), No wearing shorts, No exposure of sensible parts of the body, No Leg chain, No Nose ring, No putting of multiple earrings (only one earring is allowed).

โ€œNo folding of shirts on a trouser or skirt, only black and brown colour attachment is allowed, No wearing of crazy trousers, No wearing of skirts above the knees, No wearing of leggings without long top (shirt) and other related indecencies.

โ€œStudents should adhere to these rules, failure to comply which shall attract sanctions from the university Management.โ€

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