The Rivers State University has banned all forms of indecent dressing in the school campus. This was revealed in a memo signed by the Registrar/ Secretary to the Senate, Dr S. C. Enyindah.
The memo titled “Ban on Indecent Dressing by Students on Campus,” copied different offices in the university such as the Vice-Chancellor, deputy Vice-Chancellor (Administration),deputy Vice-Chancellor (Academic), the Provost, the Deans and Heads of Departments.
It was addressed to the President of the Student Union Government (SUG) and all students of the University, saying: “I am directed to inform you that the 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 291 Regular Meeting held on Thursday, September 29, 2022.
“By this ban, it is now prohibited for any student to dress the following way on campus: wearing of ‘spaghetti gown’ by female students. Wearing of short skirt above the knees by female students, coloring of hair by both male and female students, sagging of trousers by both male and female students, wearing of earrings by male students and nose rings by female students, wearing of tattoos by both male and female students, wearing of ankle chain by female students, wearing of long eyelashes by female students.”
The memo also listed other things that are banned by the university authority and will not be entertained on campus by any student and asked that all students comply and abide by these set of new rules.
“Wearing of gown/blouse that exposes the navel or breast by female students. Wearing of tattered jean trousers by both male and female students. Wearing of bathroom slippers or bum shorts to the classroom.
“I am in this circumstance, directed to draw the attention of all students to the above decision and hereby request that you please note and comply accordingly,” the registrar/secretary stated.