Nigeria’s University of Lagos (UNILAG) has banned both male and female students from wearing tight fitting clothes including trousers, skirts and blouses.
Local media report that the development is to curb the alleged indecent dressing among female and male students.
The information was made public in a notice issued in the early on Tuesday by the school management.
The new dress code was issued in a circular to undergraduates and it stated, “all clothes, which reveal sensitive parts of the body such as the bust, chest, belly, upper arms and the buttocks. Example of such dresses are transparent clothing, spaghetti tops, tubes and. Skirts and dresses with slits above the knees fall in this category.”
The notice empowers lecturers and administrators to correct or exclude students from lectures and official business when they are not properly dressed or indecently dressed.